Helicopter stationed in La Gomera

The helicopter stationed on La Gomera (Image source: gomeratoday.com)

La Gomera now has a multi-functional helicopter stationed at the airport above Playa de Santiago for the summer months. The chopper is equipped for rescue missions and can carry a load of 1500 litres of water in a special attachment for firefighting purposes when needed.  It arrived last Friday and will remain in La Gomera on stand-by until October. For next year it is planned that the same helicopter will be on the island for six months from May. The funding came from Canarian government.

The above  was originally posted lagomera1.blogspot.com
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