Full Scale Airport Emergency Exercise

Staff Reporter

Lahore—A high level meeting under Chairmanship of Mr Rashid Muhammad Hussain, Airport Manager, Civil Aviation Authority, Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore was held and it was decided to conduct full Scale Airport Emergency Excericse-2016 on 14th April, 2016 at about 1000 hours (Thursday) as per International Civil Aviation Organisation Standards. The airm of exercise is to be test response of all internal/external participating agencies as per Crisis Emergency Response Plan (CERP), test of Fire Fighting Equipment etc and establish rapport between agencies working at different levels to deal any real emergency situation at Airport.
One Aircraft will be used for the exercise and emergency chutes of Aircraft will be operated. Upon receipt of emergency call, Fire Brigades of Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority will respond to the simulated scene of Aircraft Accident and extinguish the Fire. Ambulances from Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority, Various Hospitals, Pak Army, Pakistan Air Force, Punjab Emergency Services Rescue-1122, Edhi Foundation will also participate in subject exercise. Fire Brigades of different organizations will also participate in subject exercise. Triage area will be established at the airport to deal with simulated critically/seriously injured and other passengers and would be sent to the city hospitals by helicopter and ambulances. Emergency exercise will be supervised by team of experts from Civil Aviation Authority, various stake holders and other various governmental and non-governmental agencies.

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