Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento responds to flooding in North Dakota

ALAMEDA, Calif. – A Coast Guard C-130 Hercules aircraft from Air Station Sacramento transported the Incident Management Assistance Team from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to Bismarck, N.D. today, in support of FEMA’s response to the flooding of the Red River Valley.

The aircraft flew the FEMA IMAT and 2,000 pounds of supplies to provide relief for those affected by the rising floodwaters.

The aircraft took off at 10 a.m. and returned this evening after unloading personnel and supplies at Minot Air Force Base in N.D..

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  1. LT Jody Popp says:

    Greetings Public Affairs!

    I would like to inform you that I was the Aircraft Commander of the C1705. Also, we landed in Bismarck, ND instead of Minot. I also have a picture of the C1705 getting sprayed with de-icing fuild. Please let me know if you would like a copy.

    By the way, if you look back through the 2007 records. I was in Ecity making a note of Sacramento Fires. PA3 Swanson has a copy.

    Hope this helps,

    LT Popp