Federal investigator visits site of fatal Utah air-tanker crash, scours debris field for clues

Jun 8, 2012 Full story: www.washingtonpost.com
An air tanker that crashed and killed two pilots fighting a wildfire in southern Utah was reduced to fragments that shed few clues about the accident’s cause, federal investigators said Wednesday.

The wreckage will be recovered within days for a closer look, said Debra Eckrote, deputy regional chief at the National Transportation Safety Board’s Seattle office.

“It’s heavily fragmented obviously,” Eckrote said Wednesday. “There was a lot of burn damage to the wreckage.”

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Since: Feb 06

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#1 Jun 8, 2012
More welfare for the west and south, paid for by the northeast and midwest.

Why does the Federal Government have to finance firefighting in these welfare pit states?

Why cannot Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and oter money pits pay for their own services?

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