22.02.2017 – 02:02 pm
Essendon Airport will remain closed today out of respect for the victims and their families of yesterday’s tragic accident.
After extensive consultation with Australian Transport Safety Bureau and other authorities, it has been decided Essendon Airport will re-open tomorrow morning at 6am. Thank you to everyone impacted by the closure for your understanding.
DFO and the adjacent Homemaker Centre will remain closed until further notice while investigations continue.
Essendon Fields will continue to work closely with authorities and investigators and will provide further updates as information becomes available.