StateImpact Oklahoma

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Caption: Harold Blackledge, a 79-year-old agricultural pilot, stands in front of his 1975 Piper Pawnee Brave in one of his hangars at the Watonga Regional Airport. The drought — the worst he’s seen — has dried up aerial spraying work in Oklahoma, he says., Credit: Joe Wertz

Drought Keeps Oklahoma Pilot Grounded (03:30)
From: StateImpact Oklahoma

The drought that settled into Oklahoma last year is getting worse. And it’s hurting business owners such as Harold Blackledge, an agricultural pilot who makes his living ...