Mid-air collision claims lives of two air tanker pilots

July 30, 2020 – A mid-air collision involving two U.S. Department of the Interior-contracted Single Engine Air Tankers, or SEATs, occurred on the Bishop Fire, approximately 17 miles SW of Caliente, NV. The incident occurred at approximately 12:55 p.m. today, July 30. Both pilots were killed in the crash. Recovery operations are currently underway and initial notifications […]