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Air tankers collide mid-air while fighting southern Nevada wildfire

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Two pilots were killed Thursday when their air tankers collided in midair as they were helping to fight a large wildfire in southern Nevada, federal officials said. The cause of the 12:55 p.m. incident wasn’t immediately clear, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. There was one pilot aboard each single-engine Air Tractor AT8T, the department said. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management suggested in a statement that the deceased were "contract pilots." "Recovery… (www.nbcnews.com) More...

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ADXbear
ADXbear 1
RIP.. TOUGH JOB..
richardorgill
Richard Orgill 1
RIP
bbabis
bbabis 1
A thank you to the pilots and condolences to their families and friends. R.I.P.

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