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Calvin "Gene" Wahlstrom ( Pilot )

posted: Sep 8, 2008

Gene died in the crash of his airtanker Sept. 1, 2008, just north of Reno, Nevada. He was licensed as a pilot in 1979 and flew retardant, smokejumpers, and lead plane during his career. Gene was Chief Pilot for Neptune Aviation of Missoula, Montana.