Columbus Airport to conduct Triennial Crash Exercise

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Columbus Airport will be conducting crash exercise testing for the airport’s emergency plan.

Officials with the airport say the Columbus Airport Commission is required by federal regulation to stage a mock crash of a commercial aircraft to test command and control functions as wll as the response of the airport and aid partners.

The exercises will start Friday, April 13 at 9 a.m. and will run until completed on the Columbus Airport property. 

Columbus Police Department, Columbus Fire and EMS, Marshal’s Office and the Red Cross will assist in the training.

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