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Erickson S-64 to Fight Fires in Istanbul

By Staff Writer | February 1, 2014

Fire

Istanbul’s Metropolitan Municipality in Turkey has issued a contract to Erickson Air-Crane covering firefighting services over a period of 10 months.

Erickson will employ one S-64 Air-Crane equipped with a 2,650-gallon fire suppression system under an agreement that covers a minimum of 500 flight hours.

Turkey’s Pan Aviation will team with Portland, Ore.-based Erickson to supply a range of aerial firefighting services, according to Erickson CEO Udo Rieder.

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