Emergency plane crash training at Kempsey airport goes down without a hitch

Kempsey airport has played host to a mock training exercise involving a fake collision between two planes, a missing pilot and a high risk criminal.

Various NSW emergency service organisations participated in the training exercise named ‘Juggernaut’.

Exercise ‘Juggernaut’ involved a mock collision between two aircraft, one plane belonging to the Australian Aviation College, the other plane carrying six people including a high risk inmate and four Corrective Services Officers.

The exercise included hazmat situations involving carbon fibre and aviation fuel.

A pilot was also ‘missing’ from one of the planes, which required an emergency search to be carried out.

Agencies that participated included: NSW Rural Fire Service , Fire and Rescue NSW, NSW Ambulance , Corrective Services from Kempsey Prison, Australian International Aviation College, Kempsey Shire Council, NSW Police Force and NSW State Emergency Service.

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