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26 October 2011

Plane crash: Emergency Exercise (Thursday 27 October 2011)

MOSSEL BAY NEWS - Acsa (Airports Company South Africa), in conjunction with all relevant and sister-departments within the Safety and Security cluster, will embark on a full scale simulator emergency exercise on Thursday, 27 October in the vicinity of Santos Beach in Mossel Bay.

The exercise is being held to enable all the relevant authorities - such as the airlines, medics, emergency services, police, traffic services, water rescue and other stakeholders - to ensure that their emergency procedures are in place with regards to reaction time, emergency procedures and the management of an aircraft accident.

More than 120 members from different units within the SAPS alone will participate in the simulation.

The public is warned to not be alarmed by the amount of activity taking place at Santos Beach on Thursday.

- Mossel Bay Advertiser