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The small particles in vulcanic ash can mess a jet engine. The Puyehue volcano in Chile has erupted, you must escape the volcanic ash and get to safety in this fun game by Miniclip. Loops get you more points! Have Fun!
Do you have few minutes on hand, and want to something fun. Do you like flying games for kids, and do you also enjoy to play a free Miniclip game? If you are in the same mood as us today, then you probably would like to play the Miniclip Volcanic Airways game online for free right now. Am I correct? ;)
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According to WikiPedia in response to concerns that volcanic ash ejected during the 2010 eruptions of Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland would damage aircraft engines, the controlled airspace of many European countries was closed to instrument flight rules traffic, resulting in the largest air-traffic shut-down since World War II. The closures caused millions of passengers to be stranded not only in Europe, but across the world. With large parts of European airspace closed to air traffic, many more countries were affected as flights to and from Europe were cancelled. The eruption occurred beneath glacial ice. The cold water from the melting ice chilled the lava quickly, causing it to fragment into very small particles of glass (silica) and ash, which were carried into the eruption plume. The extremely fine ash particles and the large volume of steam from the glacial meltwater sent an ash plume hazardous to aircraft rapidly high into the upper atmosphere. The International Air Transport Association (IATA)stated that the total loss for the airline industry was around 1.7 billion dollars. Over 95,000 flights had been cancelled all across Europe during the six-day travel ban, with later figures suggesting 107,000 flights cancelled during an 8-day period, accounting for 48% of total air traffic and roughly 10 million passengers.
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