RAAF warplane’s engine ‘destroyed itself’, causing $120 million fire

Senior military figures describe the "most serious incident of its kind for the Australian Air Force in more than 25 years", praising two pilots for their expert response to a dramatic engine malfunction that saw their advanced warplane skid across a US runway before catching fire.

Aviation firefighters had up to 20 times normal PFAS levels in blood, documents reveal

Firefighters working at airports across Australia have been found with elevated levels of toxic PFAS chemicals in their blood, with some returning levels 10 to 20 times higher than the general population, documents obtained by the ABC under freedom of information laws reveal.