NAPE raises concerns about overworked water bomber pilots

Posted: June 8, 2023 4:57 pm | Last Updated: June 8th, 2023 8:04 pm
By Jodi Cooke



The union representing the province’s water bomber pilots is sounding the alarm about what they say is an impossible schedule with too few resources. 

There are seven pilots flying four operational water bombers in this province. Many of them have been deployed as part of an agreement to support other provinces during what’s been called the busiest and earliest forest fire season in history.

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