March 3, 2024
HELIBUCKET OPERATION — The Philippine Air Force through the Tactical Operations Group 1 under the Tactical Operations Wing Northern Luzon and the 505th Search and Rescue Group have been using two Huey choppers in the helibucket operation since Jan. 27 to contain the forest fires affecting over 50 hectares in Dalupirip and Tinongdan barangays in Itogon, Benguet. Those engaged in the operation have been hurdling operational limitations at night and strong winds. — PAF photo