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Alberta to review firefighter pilot training

Aug. 15, 2016, Calgary - The Alberta company that employed a pilot who died fighting a fire did not offer formal training on fire behaviour or potential weather hazards around a fire, the Transportation Safety Board has found. A report from the TSB pointed this gap out as part of its findings into the crash of an air tanker after it flew into a fire tornado in northern Alberta last year. CBC News reports. | READ MORE