Flight Journal Bookshelf 900x250
Log In

CAP Wings Complete Post-Tornado Missions

CAP Wings Complete Post-Tornado Missions

Civil Air Patrol (CAP) wings from Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas ended their mission May 30 to provide aerial and ground assistance to Moore, Okla., which continues to recover from an EF5 tornado that hit the town on May 20.

CAP units worked with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to fly over the tornado’s path—estimated to be 17 miles in length and at its peak was almost two miles wide—to capture high-quality images to assess the damage. Ground teams also went block by block and house by house to document the destruction. Almost 100 CAP cadets and officers participated in the effort.

For the complete story by Benet J. Wilson of AOPA.org, click here.

Updated: May 31, 2013 — 10:41 AM
Aerial Warriors 600x120
Flight Journal Back issue 600 x 120

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Airage Media © 2017
WordPress Image Lightbox Plugin