The 747-400 Supertanker practices over mountains (Photo: Global Super Tanker)

Global SuperTanker’s Spirit of John Muir Goes to Israel to Assist With Firefighting Efforts

Spirit of John Muir, the supertanker Boeing 747-400, has safely landed in Tel Aviv; its goal is to help with firefighting efforts after an urgent call from the country for assistance. Even with aircraft from neighboring countries gradually suppressing the flames, the fires continue to rage relentlessly. Flames swept across Haifa, Israel’s third-largest city, forcing tens of thousands from their homes. Even though the fire inside the city is now under control, a dozen other fires in the country are…