Canadair CL-215 Super Scooper air tankers are operating on Kenai Lake near Cooper Landing. They are attracting a lot of attention and large groups of onlookers have gathered. There are a number of hazards presented by this situation.
Stopped vehicles and pedestrians on or near it are at risk of being struck by moving vehicles. Do not watch from a location directly under the flightpath of the aircraft. A mechanical failure or falling debris from the aircraft could cause serious injury.
For your safety and the safety of other motorists, please go to the established viewing area at the Cooper Landing Boat Launch to watch the aircraft.