PNG Assist (0.27 mins)
At the request of the Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG), the Australian Defence Force is providing support to the Department of Foreign Affairs effort following the 7.5 magnitude earthquake that stuck central PNG on 26 February 2018. A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules has conducted aerial surveillance over the area affected by the earthquake. A replacement C-130J Hercules departed RAAF Base Richmond on 1 March 2018 with ADF personnel to support the Government of PNG in transporting personnel and supplies to the affected region.
|Publish Date||01 Mar 2018|