Croatian Canadair CL-415 Water Bombers Back in Action

24 02 2011

Croatian Canadair CL 415-from the  Fire Fighter Squadron (PPE) 93 Air Force Base and the Air Force were dispatched in the Split-Dalmatia County to extinguish fires near the Srinjane-Sirotković areas.

Earlier this month on February 4, 2011 Croatian Canadair’s were engaged in fire-fighting activities at the fire sites of Dubrava in Cetina Canyon and Svinca near Marina in Split-Dalmatia County as well as Žaborić in Šibenik-Knin County. One Mi-8MTV helicopter was engaged in fire suppression activities at the fire site of Sveti Nofar – Kaštele in Split-Dalmatia County.

On February 6, 2011 two Air Tractors AT-802 A and one Canadair CL-415 were also engaged in fire fighting at the fire site of Prugovo-Moseć.

On February 7, 2011 one Canadair CL-415 from the 93rd Air Force and Air Defence Firefighting Squadron participated in fire suppression in Kruščica Bay on the island of Brač in Split-Dalmatia County. The fire was extinguished at 11 o’clock. One Canadair CL-415 participated in fire suppression activities at another fire site of Moseć-vrh Umac in Šibenik-Knin County. The fire was localized at 1 o’clock.

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