Pilot killed in air tanker crash near Estes Park's Kruger Rock Fire


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Veteran pilot Marc Thor Olson of a single engine tanker aircraft was killed on Tuesday while fighting the fast spreading Kruger Rock fire in Estes Park. He reported heavy turbulence over the drop zone before he made his final pass over the fire area. Unfortunately, Olson's plane went down shortly after this radio communication according to ground coordinators guiding the plane's drops. For more information on this story read here.


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