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Miss Montana gets to work ferrying relief supplies to Bahamas

Posted: 8:53 AM, Sep 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-17 10:58:05-04
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The crew with Miss Montana gets right to work, starting to ferry relief supplies to hurricane victims in the Bahamas just hours after arriving on the Florida coast.

Miss Montana made a quick and efficient trip across country over the weekend, heading out to bring an initial load of donated relief supplies to the victims of Hurricane Dorian.

The plane, which crossed the country at the start of summer for the D-Day ceremonies in France, is extending its mission to provide humanitarian aid and help where possible, using the capacity of the C-47 cargo plane to ferry supplies out the hard-hit Bahamas.

The crew made fueling stops crossing the country Sunday , touching down in spots like Kansas City, arriving in Florida last night.

First thing on Monday, "Miss Montana" was on station in Fort Lauderdale, loading up pallets of bread and other dry goods collected by "Operation BBQ Relief" and flying out to Freeport.

The crew hopes to team up with other relief organizations and do whatever it can to get supplies out to the hurricane victims over the next few weeks.