Best Of The Web: Chinook Helicopter Plucks Crashed CL-215 From Wilderness


Buffalo Airways in Canada’s Northwest Territories is known for its can-do attitude, and when one of its CL-215 waterbombers was in a mishap on a remote lake, the decision was made to bring it home. It flew back to Yellowknife thanks to a lift from a Billings Flying Services CH-47 Chinook helicopter.

Russ Niles
Russ Niles is Editor-in-Chief of AVweb. He has been a pilot for 30 years and joined AVweb 22 years ago. He and his wife Marni live in southern British Columbia where they also operate a small winery.

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  1. Wish Sherwin Media (and everyone else with a 360 degree camera) would just post a decent two dimensional video that we can all relate to rather than showing off the capability of the camera. What a waste of my time.