Stunning video of local helicopter company saving lives and property in Greek bushfires

July 28, 2023 8:43 am in by
supplied McDermott Aviation

A Sunshine Coast helicopter firefighting company is working closely with locals in Greece to help protect properties and land from the bush fires ravaging the country.

Cooroy-based McDermott Aviation has nine water bombing choppers in Greece and this week helped some local residents battling a fire with a low pressure garden hose.

They’d been trying to stop the fire from jumping the road when a McDermott crew spotted them from the air and dumped a long line of water to buy them time.

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The locals responded with cheers of bravo, bravo.

Video supplied by McDermott Aviation. Great work team