26 Feb '14, 11pm

Water-bomber spotted flying over Penang at dusk

Water-bomber spotted flying over Penang at dusk

A Canadian-made water-bomber, a Bombardier 415 operated by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, was deployed yesterday evening as the smouldering Penang Hill fires spread to 10 hot spots. Blog contact LJ reported that he witnessed the amphibious aircraft buzzing over Pulau Tikus for about 45 minutes before dusk yesterday. Another concerned Penangite reported: “Yesterday afternoon the … plane was working like crazy, flying in scooping up water in front of Gurney drive. Was working until dusk.” The first water bomb was released just before 6.30pm. These water bombers, designed for use in aerial fire-fighting, are capable of picking up fresh water or sea water and dumping it on the fire. A Bombardier 415 water-bomber – Photograph: Flight Global The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, responsible for patrolling Malaysian waters, reportedly ordered two Bombardier 415 m...

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