Say What?!: Owl Boards Helicopter Fighting California Wildfire

| October 18, 2020

FRESNO CO., Ca. – A helicopter pilot helping to fight the Creek Fire in California snapped a photo of an “unheard of” scene – an owl that boarded the chopper mid-flight.

Dan Alpiner, a pilot with aircraft charter company Sky Aviation, said he was helping conduct water drops over the Creek Fire in Fresno and Medera counties when an owl flew in through the window and perched calmly inside his helicopter.

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