Tanker 910 delivered at least four loads of retardant over two days
A wildfire 32 miles north of the Rio Grande and 28 miles southwest of Ozona, Texas has burned 18,000 acres. The Holcomb Road Fire started April 19, 2020, in Crockett County and has since spread into Val Verde County.
One of the two air tankers working on the fire Monday and Tuesday was Tanker 910, a DC-10 flying out of and reloading at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Each sortie took about three hours, plus 50 minutes on the ground between loads Tuesday for taxi and reloading. En route to the fire it was flying 450 mph at 11,300 feet and returning, 400 mph at 16,600 feet.
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Author: Bill Gabbert
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