Video: aerial firefighting in Europe

Here is a video that I ran across on’s Facebook page. It features CL-215/415s fighting fire from the air. I’m guessing it was shot in Spain or Portugal. The crews on those scoopers seem to enjoy their jobs!

The description on YouTube:

Video del 43 grupo “hecho a mano”. Demuestran lo divertidos que son cuando hace falta.

The description in English, according to Google Translate:

Video of 43 group “handmade”. They show how funny they are when needed.

Don’t be thrown off by the first 55 seconds. It really is about aerial firefighting.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.

6 thoughts on “Video: aerial firefighting in Europe”

  1. The Air Tanker video is great!! Thanks, Bill for locating that and posting it for all of us. The folks look like they should be on a new reality show!


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