Test Flight Provides Plume Data: How Dangerous Is the Volcanic Ash?

21st April 2010, Comments 0 comments

A flight by the German Aerospace Center on Monday measured the ash plume over Germany and found that the particle concentration was no higher than that of sand clouds from the Sahara desert that sometimes reach Europe. But it is still unclear what kind of effect Eyjafjalljkull's ash particles could have on jet engines.

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