Plane hits roo on run­way at re­gional air­port

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

A PAS­SEN­GER plane en route to Mel­bourne has hit a stray kan­ga­roo on the run­way at a re­gional Vic­to­rian air­port, caus­ing the flight to be can­celled.

The roo was hit by a pro­pel­ler of the Re­gional Ex­press plane at Mil­dura air­port as it was taxi­ing in the pre- dawn dark.

Pas­sen­gers were switched to a 10.30am flight and the plane is out of ser­vice while dam­age to the pro­pel­ler is as­sessed.

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