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A C-130 Hercules tanker went down while fighting fires in Australia, and three Americans aboard were lost in the crash. We’ve now learned more about the firefighters aboard the plane.

The three lost were:
Capt. Ian H. McBeth of Great Falls, Montana
First Officer Paul Clyde Hudson of Buckeye, Arizona
Flight Engineer Rick A. DeMorgan Jr. of Navarre, Florida

News Channel 8 tells us Rick DeMorgan served in the U.S. Air Force for 18 years. He is survived by two children, his parents and a sister.

Click here for more details from News Channel 8.