Simulation tests Canada airport's emergency planThe drill is an opportunity to evaluate how multiple agencies coordinate and respond to an aircraft incident or accident at ONT
By Liset Marquez
The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
ONTARIO, Canada — Bloodied passengers littering the runway and screaming for help gave emergency officials a first-hand view of what a Level 3 alert would look like at LA/Ontario International Airport on Wednesday morning.
The carnage was part of a full-scale exercise called Air Exercise, which simulated what would happen if a commercial jet taking off collided with a private plane crossing the runway. The two-hour, unrehearsed drill hasn't been done since 2009 and is designed to test the effectiveness of the airport's emergency plan.
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