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27 October 2011

Update 1: Plane crash: Emergency Simulated Exercise Photos (Thursday 27 October 2011)

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

The exercise was 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.

The SAWDIS participated as an observer during the exercise and took more than 84 images of the simulated aircraft accident. The following images reflect the set scene before the exercise started.

Images: SAWDIS (Click on images for larger view.)