Australia’s Largest Firefighting Helicopter Used for Operation at The Needles on Woronora River

Australia’s largest firefighting helicopter was used in a difficult retrieval operation at The Needles on the Woronora River.

The helicopter was brought in on October 6 to remove an abandoned submerged vehicle near the causeway at the swimming hole and old road crossing between Engadine and Menai.

The chopper took the vehicle to Barden Ridge Oval.

Inspector Scott Deller, of the Rural Fire Service, said in a Facebook post the operation involved Australia’s largest firefighting helicopter, the HT211.

Read more at the St. George Leader

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