Category Archives: Emergency Services

Successful Lithium Battery Test Conducted

AmSafe Bridport says it has successfully conducted a full scale test withstanding a lithium-ion battery fire, within its certified fire containment cover (FCC) system and … More ››

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Co-pilot ‘Deliberately Crashed’ Germanwings Airliner

French officials investigating the loss of the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday have said it appears that the co-pilot … More ››

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No Survivors From French Alps Crash

Search teams have declared there were no survivors from the Germanwings Airbus A320 which crashed in the French Alps between Barcelonnette and Digne on Tuesday. … More ››

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Oshkosh Strikers for Mexican Airports

Oshkosh Airport Products Group has placed four new generation Oshkosh Striker aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles in service at airports across southeastern Mexico. The … More ››

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Oslo Airport Tests Security Scanners

The Norwegian airport operator, Avinor, has announced it has started tests on four different security scanners at Oslo Airport. It aims to learn how they … More ››

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Unexpected Arrival for JFK-Bound Flight!

A woman gave birth to a baby girl aboard Royal Jordanian’s JFK-bound flight (RJ261) on January 20. A Royal Jordanian statement said that the 33 … More ››

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New Pather for Salzburg

Salzburg Airport (IATA SZG) has taken delivery of a new a PANTHER-S 6×6 fire fighting vehicle. It joins two PANTHER 8×8 trucks delivered to SZG … More ››

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US Navy Supports AirAsia QZ8501 Search

The United States Navy (USN) has released details of the support work it is providing to Indonesia in the search and recovery of AirAsia Flight … More ››

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New Striker Airport Fire Vehicles for Bolivia

Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, has announced that Servicios Aeroportuarios Bolivianos SA (SABSA), the airport administrator and operations company for the country of Bolivia, has taken … More ››

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New Equipment for Hector International

Hector International Airport in Fargo, North Dakota, USA, has taken delivery of two new generation Oshkosh Striker Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles and … More ››

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