RSAF Chinooks to bring relief supplies, help with Australia fires evacuation

The Chinooks took off from Oakey, Australia with 42 Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) soldiers bound for the Royal Australian Air Force base in East Sale, Victoria, said Singapore Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen in a Facebook post on Tuesday (Jan 7).

Singapore soldiers will work alongside the Australian Defence Force to help with relief efforts, Dr Ng added.

“Our Chinooks will bring in firefighting and relief supplies and also help evacuate residents from the affected areas,” the minister said.

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