• Creator
  • Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. 1988-ca. 1993; Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. 6/21/1979-9/30/1985; Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 1996-12-01
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Fire retardant oozes from a hose after re-supplying a C-130 Hercules from the 302nd Airlift Wing, 731st Airlift Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. at the Redding Municipal Airport, Calif. The aircraft, one of two from the 731st Airlift Squadron was joined by two more C-130s from the California Air National Guard's 146th Airlift Wing at Channel Islands. They ... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Fire retardant oozes from a hose after re-supplying a C-130 Hercules from the 302nd Airlift Wing, 731st Airlift Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. at the Redding Municipal Airport, Calif. The aircraft, one of two from the 731st Airlift Squadron was joined by two more C-130s from the California Air National Guard's 146th Airlift Wing at Channel Islands. They worked with the U.S. Forest Service and Fire Protection air tankers and ground crews fighting some of northern California's lightning caused fires which lit up the landscape on Aug 11, 1996 by providing aerial fire suppression using the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS).Published in Airman Magazine, December 1996. Exact Date Shot Unknown . Base: Redding Municipal Airport State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT. Val Gempis Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted