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The crew of the Falcon 20E



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The crew of the Falcon 20E
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The DLR research aircraft Falcon 20E and its crew of six: DLR scientists Dr Oliver Reitebuch, Monika Scheibe and Dr Bernadette Weinzierl, flight engineer Alexander Wolf and DLR pilots Steffen Gemsa and Roland Welser. On 19 April 2010 the crew conducted a measurement flight that lasted several hours. The team examined the height, expanse and composition of the volcanic cloud ejected by the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull.

Credit: DLR.