Virgin Australia Regional Airlines (VARA) ATR 72-500 VH-FVM Grounded at Rockhampton Airport
It appears that Virgin Australia Regional Airlines (VARA) ATR 72-500 VH-FVM is grounded at Rockhampton Airport after arriving from Brisbane late on Friday 2 January as VOZ1249. Unconfirmed reports suggest that the ATR sustained a bird-strike while coming into land.
VH-FVM at Rockhampton Airport in better times (File photo)
VH-FVM was spotted on Monday 5 January undergoing engine run tests in its current parking position which is in front of the Rockhampton Airport control tower.