Eindhoven Airbase

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Mar 14 '18 14:40

The fire department responded to Eindhoven Airbase on Wednesday morning after the cockpit of a Hercules C130 suddenly filled with smoke, the fire brigade said on Twitter.

The military plane was still on the ground when this happened. The six crew members on board immediately turned off the engines and left the aircraft. No one was hurt. 

What caused the smoke is still unclear. Defense is investigating, according to the fire brigade. 

Other aviation traffic was not hindered.

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Jul 13 '16 14:20

The Ministry of Defense launched an investigation into possible "financial integrity violations" at Eindhoven Air Base, commander of the base Colonel Elanor Boekholt-O'Sullivan announced in a statement. The staff were informed about the investigation on Wednesday

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Jun 6 '16 15:30

This week command of Eindhoven Airbase is transferring to Colonel Elanor Boekholt-O'Sullivan, the first time a woman will have command on an operational Dutch airbase

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May 6 '15 10:51

It is too dangerous to continue working with chromium paint in the outdated spray booth at the Leeuwarden airbase. The carcinogenic substance is not sufficiently disposed of in the Leeuwarden spray booth and that the concentration in the air is sometimes 27 times higher than allowed.

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Apr 29 '15 08:28

54 Dutch citizens left Nepal on a Belgian military plane on Tuesday night. The plane took them to New Delhi where they were received by embassy staff, NOS reported. On Wednesday they will fly to Brussels.

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Apr 28 '15 16:46

The Netherlands will coordinate the entire international search and rescue operation underway in Nepal, as the search for missing victims of the devastating earthquake continues. The decision was made at the request of the United Nations, Economics Affairs Minister Henk Kamp said in parliament today.

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Mar 25 '15 17:51

A Dutch investigation team on Tuesday and Wednesday salvaged more victims' remains and personal belongings from the MH17 crash site in Grabovo, eastern Ukraine, the Dutch government stated in a press release. The team of defense and police personnel returned to the site last week to continue their repatriation mission.

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Mar 19 '15 11:37

Dutch Apache helicopters in Mali have been temporarily grounded after a fatal accident on Tuesday. Keeping the aircrafts grounded is a standard measure, says the Dutch Ministry of Defense.

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Feb 9 '15 13:22

Remains of the victims of disaster flight MH17 arrived at Eindhoven airbase on Saturday afternoon. As with the previous arrivals, there were again people along the route of the funeral procession to Hilversum, De Telegraaf reports.

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Feb 5 '15 17:54

A Dutch military transport aircraft will arrive on Saturday at the Eindhoven Airbase with the victim remains and wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster. The plane is scheduled to land at 4 p.m., the government stated on Thursday.

Jan 29 '15 12:50

A large coordinated counter-terrorism drill will take place Thursday morning in Eindhoven. The drill simulates a hijacking of a passenger plane, and makes use of two F-16 fighter jets as an escort.

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Nov 27 '14 08:59

The Ministry of Security and Justice announced yesterday that a Dutch military transport aircraft, carrying more remains of victims of the disaster flight MH17, will land on Eindhoven Air Base on Friday.

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