‘I'd never seen anything like this’: Former KCRA 3 chopper pilot describes ‘97 floods from the sky

On New Year's Day in 1997, Northern California experienced some of the most devastating flooding the state has ever seen. As the water started rising, it was impossible to capture the damage from standing in one location. The best way to understand what was going on was from the air. Michael Kidd was the pilot of LiveCopter 3 at the time, and brought the enormity of the situation to television screens around the world. See more above.

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