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Why planes don’t fly during a volcanic eruption

Mount Agung eruption

  • The main airport on the Indonesia island of Bali will remain closed until Tuesday.
  • It a precautionary precaution after the eruption of Mount Agung sent ash plumes 20,000 feet into the air.
  • Ash clouds wreak havoc on modern airliners and their jet engines.

On Monday, Indonesian authorities shut down the main airport on the Island of Bali following the eruption of Mount Agung over the weekend.

The eruption of the volcano located on the northeastern edge of the island sent ash 13,000 feet into the atmosphere with plumes reaching as high as 20,000 feet, Reuters read more >>>

Source : BusinessInsider.Com


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