Tag Archives: Helicopters on Katrina

Plan “B”

I had left my comfort zone several miles back in the dark. What had began as a mission with acceptable risks had rapidly changed into something worse.The original flight plan was to fly the shore line route along Lake Ponchartrain … Continue reading

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Remembering Katrina

In the last days of August 2005 a local firebug was keeping me busy flying initial attack helicopter firefighting in the evenings after my regular work day had ended. Paula and I were sitting down to a late night supper, … Continue reading

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