Watch this: Superscooper plane water bombing a truck

Canadair CL-415 water bomber aircraft are not only used to support ground firefighting activities in case of forest fires.

The “Superscooper” planes can be extremely useful when you need to extinguish fire following a car crash and your firefighting trucks are several miles away.

The following video shows a CL-415 water bombing a truck who caught fire after colliding with a bulldozer on the Trans-Labrador Highway

Several Canadian Government agencies, including the Ministry of Natural Resources in Quebec and Ontario and the Department of Natural Resources in Newfoundland and Labrador operate CL-415s.

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David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.