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Firefighting Chinook at Vernon Regional Airport, Owned by "Martin Mars" Coulson

A "Martin Mars" Coulson Chinook helicopter was seen parked at the Vernon BC Airport on Thursday, August 31.



It was in the region helping fight BC's wildfires.

The life of a firefighting aircraft is a busy one.


According to helis.com the Boeing CH-47D Chinook has recently traveled from fighting wildfires in Argentina to Quebec and finally British Columbia.


The next stop for the 1970s-era flying machine is a scheduled major mechanical overhaul


Some history for the C/N M.3461 Commercial Helicopter Boeing CH-47D Chinook Serial M.3461 Register N49CU N160CZ 93-00934 used by UC Helitanker, US Army Aviation Army Converted to Commercial CH-47




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