More Warplanes at Shannon

  • Posted on: 12 April 2021
  • By: shannonwatch

Saturday night/Sunday morning last saw four warplanes refuelling at Shannon. 

Omni Air troop carrier N486AX landed at 10pm on Saturday night having been in the Middle East and at several European air bases. It took off again at 5.46am on Sunday, heading for Fort Campbell KY .

Omni Air N207AX arricved from Norfork VA in the US at 2.46am (Sunday) and took off heading towards the Middle East at 7.16am.

Omni Air N351AX landed at 8.37am coming from Riyadh in Saudia Arabia.

And US Air Force Boeing C-32B 02-4452 landed at 9.24am coming from the US. This plane is of particular interest to Irish peace activists; it is a very secretive aircraft and was photographed at Shannon on 25 May 2016 when Colm Roddy and Dave Donnellan went into the airport to search and investigate a number of US military aircraft. They were arrested and four years later they were found not guilty of criminal damage at Dublin Circuit Court.