US Supertanker lands in Israel to assist with raging fires

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 25, 2016 19:55

 
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The US 747 Supertanker landed in Israel Friday evening to assist with extinguishing the raging fires that have erupted across the country.

The Supertanker, based on the Boeing 747, is the largest aerial firefighting aircraft in the world and is capable of carrying up to 19,600 gallons of retardant or water.

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