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Old 07-02-2012, 06:39 AM   #1  
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Default C-130 crashes in South Dakota during wildfire

Dangit...prayers up, brothers...

C-130 crashes in South Dakota during wildfire mission - U.S. - Stripes
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Old 07-02-2012, 06:52 AM   #2  
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Our thoughts and prayers go out to the crew and family of MAFFS 7.
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Typically a crew of five or six. And typcially, they take everyone to the hospital - even if they appear OK. The fact they only took 3 doesn't bode well for the remaining crew. Our thoughts & prayers to the crew, their families, friends, and unit.
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Latest news I've read it it was a Charlotte based crew, one confirmed dead. RIP

Firefighting C-130 from Charlotte crashes in South Dakota | CharlotteObserver.com & The Charlotte Observer Newspaper
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Actually much worse
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http://wildfiretoday.com/

http://charlotte.news14.com/content/...rd-plane-crash




4 of 6 confirmed dead. What a horrible situation. Names will be released tomorrow.

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RIP. Celebrate the lives of those who gave their all.
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Horrible to hear.
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