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(SD)-SD CAP Sends 3 Planes, Crews To Texas Relief Effort

By: John Axtell Posted at: 08/30/2017 11:57 PM
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Civil Air Patrol is sending two aircraft with flight crews to Texas to help with disaster recovery operations related to Hurricane Harvey. 

      Each 3-person flight crew consists of a mission pilot, mission scanner and aerial photographer.. 
      The aircraft will be used for aerial photographic surveys of the affected Gulf Coast region to help FEMA - the Federal Emergency Management Agency -  and other emergency management officials to assess the extent of the damage.


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