As the city of Waverly, Tennessee, suffers from floods, an amateur helicopter captain and his fiancée rescued 17 people stranded in flood waters in the city, and pilot Joel Bowers and his fiancée rescued a man from the top of a building he was calling for rescue, and four other people were spotted on the edge of a store roof waiting Help to evacuate them from this place after they were surrounded by water from everywhere.
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Despite the difficulty of the rescue operation, the man and his fiancée, who were on the plane, managed to put a sledge on the edge of the building to relieve the distressed during 3 different trips, and these people survived the floods that killed at least 20 people during the violent air wave in Waverly, Tennessee. American.
Cars submerged in water
The pilot saved a person
And the Associated Press reported that a helicopter pilot from Tennessee and his fiancée saved 17 people from torrential floods when the state police and National Guard were unable to respond due to dangerous weather conditions, as reported by the American newspaper, Newsweek.
And when Nashville resident Joel Bowers gets a desperate call from a Pennsylvania woman pleading to save her brother and nieces trapped on the roof of their flooded home in Waverly, Tennessee, he jumps into action with his fiancée, Melody Amwin, who has just gotten her pilot’s license.
He said of heading to Waverley: “As soon as I popped over the hills, there was nothing but raging water beneath me, and there were two houses on fire. There were cars in the trees. There were tons of debris. Also. I knew no one would be able to swim in that position.”
The weather was bad and the Bowers had to contend with hills and high-voltage power lines on the way to Waverley, a small town about 60 miles (96 kilometers) west of Nashville. He made it impossible to determine which house he was looking for, but he flew out anyway and carried out the rescue.