helicopter drop point

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helicopter drop point

A designated point within a landing zone where helicopters are unable to land because of the terrain, but in which they can discharge cargo or troops while hovering.
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When the Helitack team arrived on scene, they could see the two reported occupants had survived and escaped the smoldering aircraft.
She choked up, composed herself, then proceeded through the list: 10 men, 4 women, a smoke jumper team, 7 from the Prineville Hotshots, 2 from the Grand Junction helitack crew.
His death came three days after two helitack firefighters in Idaho were killed when they were overrun by flames in the Salmon-Challis National Forest.
He spent time on the Cleveland National Forest as a helitack crewmember before returning to South Central Oregon.
Positions are available on engines, in Helitack and dispatch.
A variety of firefighters will be attending to help answer questions, such as engine crew, helitack personnel, and dispatchers.
Notes: prospective bidders must attend the mandatory pre-bid site inspection tour on october 24, 2017, at vina helitack base, 4520 highway 99, vina, tehama county, ca.
Work will be performed at McClellan Park in Sacramento, California, and aircraft are deployed throughout 12 air tactical and 10 helitack bases throughout the state.