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Borneo: huge fires create troubles to air traffic
Jakarta, Indonesia - Zero visibility because of the smoke
The huge fires that since few days are burning in the Borneo's forests, create loads of problems to air traffic. The high columns of smoke generated in fact reduced to zero visibility forcing the planes to divert their original routes. At the moment the situation is dramatic and authorities are evaluating the possibility to employ local inhabitants in the attempt to extinguish the fires. (...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency