Ecuador: Aircraft arrive from Colombia, Brazil to help fight fires

Posted on September 16, 2012 • Filed under: Ecuador, Enviromental Issues

Yesterday at 08:50 AFB landed in Quito’s Mariscal Sucre the first of two UH-60 Black Hawk, Colombian Air Force (FAC), which will assist in the control of forest fires that have occurred in the last three months in Ecuador. The second aircraft arrived in the afternoon yesterday and joined the team intended to quell claims that keep on orange alert eight provinces. Read Article

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