Jan 26, 2019
Aerial fire fighting aircraft attack Jandabup bush fire on Australia Day
A threatening out of control bushfire in the northern suburb of Jandabup in Perth's north, had West Australia's Perth based aerial fire fighting aircraft tasked to attack the fire which has burnt out up to 40 hectares of bushland & threatening rural properties today. Eleven aerial fire fighting aircraft (see listing below) together with 42 ground vehicles & 127 firemen worked on the fire today.
AT-802 VH-FED, AT-802 VH-FGO, S-64E N154AC, AS350 VH-BTV, B214 N254SM, B214 P2-MSA, B214 P2-MLJ, CH7B VH-BPW, B206 VH-CYJ, B412 VH-SMI, AS350 VH-EGU:
Update: Sunday 27th January:
Three aircraft, two AT-802's VH-FED & VH-FGO together with AS350 VH-EGU departed ex: Jandakot Airport (YPJT) today at 06.00hrs returning to yesterday's bushfire region as reports of burning embers continue to remain a threat to the area, today's temperature is expected to reach the mid 30's degrees celsius. Both AT-802's returned to Jandakot Airport landing at 06.30hrs, & AS350 returned at 06.40hrs.