Volcanic ash on plane


Flying aircraft near the volcano dangerous Sheveluch

Volcano Sheveluch newly created danger to fly aircraft in 50 kilometer zone.

The column of ash ejected by the volcano rose to a height of 6 kilometers, and given the prevalence of winds in this area, it should be assumed that within a few days, the zone buried for flights will be expanded by several hundred square kilometers.

Closed to fly zone does not affect the performance of regular passenger flights, but at the same time for tourism companies and owners of private aircraft, which often perform scenic flights in the vicinity of the volcano.

The main danger which brings the release of the volcano ash, is that fine particles of volcanic origin may enter the aircraft engine aircraft, and thereby disable it. Furthermore, similar hazards, and any other exposed parts of the aircraft are sensitive to any kind of pollutants (sensors, sensors, etc.).