Columbia Regional Airport Prepares for Emergency Drill

3 years 10 months 2 weeks ago September 06, 2013 Sep 6, 2013 Friday, September 06 2013 Friday, September 06, 2013 8:30:10 PM CDT in News
By: Lowell Thomas, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - An Airport Emergency Drill will take place on Monday, September 9 at 5:00 p.m. at the Columbia Regional Airport.

The drill will simulate the emergency landing and post landing break up of a 50 passenger regional jet. The drill will happen on runway 13 and will not affect normal operations at the airport.

The tri-annual drill is required by the Federal Aviation Administration.

 

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