Tag: Australia

Virgin Australia’s Boeing 737 begins disintegrating mid-flight

Virgin Australia had to abort the flight to Melbourne and return to its origin airport after surface cardboard material began peeling off from Boeing 737-800 wing during the climb phase. On January 19, 2020, a Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 (registration number VH-VOO) took off from Brisbane for a domestic flight to Melbourne, Australia. During the […]

C-130 crashes during firefighting mission in Australia, 3 dead

A C-130 Hercules water bomber crashed during a fire fighting operation in Australia on January 23, 2020. The three crew members on board were killed. The aircraft registered N134CG and owned by the Canadian company Coulson Aviation was dropping fire retardant on bushfires near Snowy Monaro, a hundred kilometers of Canberra in southern New South […]