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Volcanic Eruption Shuts Down Airport
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Volcanic Eruption Shuts Down Airport
A no fly zone has been designated for roughly a 220 kilometer diameter radius around Grimsvotn, Iceland's most active volcano after a May 2011 eruption propelled tonnes of soot and ash into the high atmosphere.


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Posted by nova on May 22, 2011
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Comments

Posted by Tibor on May 23, 2011 at 9:18 am
I remember watching an episode of Mayday where a plane had flown through volcanic ash and the engines conked out twice.
Posted by spock on May 25, 2011 at 7:54 pm
I would love to see that footage Tibor. Should you ever come across it, please post it on Educated Earth..
Posted by skywalker on May 29, 2011 at 10:07 pm
That pilot has some serious nuts!
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