New recruits (l-r) aviation fire fighters Tom Frawley, Harrison Lee Schell and David Pettman have joined fire fighters at Darwin Airport.
Airservices aviation rescue fire fighters from Darwin displayed one of the station’s Mk8 Panther ultra-large fire vehicles at the Royal Darwin Show, held between 24–27 July.
Ash plumes resulting from an eruption of Sangeang Api in Indonesia on 30 May have continued to dissipate. Flights in and out of Darwin are expected to resume this afternoon.
All non-emergency flights in and out of Darwin have been suspended. Flights heading through northern Australia to overseas destinations are being re-routed.
The volcanic eruption of Mount Sangeang Api in Indonesia yesterday afternoon has resulted in a volcanic ash plume that has affected airline operations in Darwin this morning.
Airservices acknowledges Coroner Cavanagh’s findings and recommendations and has already been actively working to address the key areas outlined in the Coroner’s Report.