Organisers of the Newcastle Pageant of Flight mentioned security was paramount in explaining their determination to cancelled all air shows because of the poor climate circumstances on Saturday
1000’s have been anticipated to the Co Down city for the present.
Nevertheless, the adversarial climate circumstances pressured organisers to cancel the principle present. In a press release, they mentioned occasions on the bottom would proceed.
In a press release, organisers mentioned: “While the climate began properly and 1000’s of individuals have been in attendance for right now’s Pageant of Flight, organisers have been pressured to cancel all air shows, together with the Crimson Arrows, because of the onset of extraordinarily dangerous climate.
“Organisers perceive that persons are disenchanted however the determination to cancel was not taken frivolously. The protection of each pilots and spectators needed to stay paramount.
“All floor based mostly actions continued regardless of the rain with guests capable of benefit from the fabulous Aviation and Meals Village, RAF100 STEM Village and a plethora of fantastic locations to eat and drink in Newcastle.
“This was the primary time within the present’s 9 yr historical past that the total present needed to be cancelled.
“Tomorrow the RAF100 STEM and Youth Village at Donard Park shall be open from 9am till 6pm. Entry is free.”
UPDATE: Regrettably because of the dangerous climate circumstances right now’s air shows at Pageant Of Flight have been cancelled. There may be nonetheless loads of exercise on the bottom with the Aviation and Meals Village, RAF100 STEM Village &a plethora of fantastic locations to eat &drink in Newcastle
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