Pitt Greenville Airport Deal With Disaster Situation

A plane crash at the Pitt Greenville Airport is what officials tried to simulate Monday evening to get local authorities ready for an emergency situation.

A plane goes down and local officials have to respond as if it was a real accident. That was this year's exercise.

A stack of hay was set on fire so crews could put it out and real people pretended to be injured passengers.

Medical personnel were on hand to care for their injuries.

While airport officials say something like this has never happened before, it's a great chance for local agencies to team up and work together.

Airport officials tell us an exercise like this is required about every 3 years. Inspectors were on hand to give feedback about ways to improve.


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