No large defense aircraft or paratroopers can be seen in the skies around Eindhoven for a while. The Hercules transport planes that were supposed to drop paratroopers and loads since Monday, April 12, 2021 are on the ground due to technical problems.
The intention was that the air force would practice in preparation for a deployment in Mali later this year. But the aircraft are suffering from technical defects. One of the defective aircraft is expected to be deployed again on Wednesday. The repairs to the other aircraft will take more time.
Read more at Ed.nl (in Dutch).