Jharsuguda: Veer Surendra Sai (VSS) Airport on Wednesday conducted a Full-Scale Emergency mock exercise to deal with an emergency situation in the eventuality of a fatal aircraft accident.
The mock exercise, was carried inside the airport, also involved all stakeholders, including Odisha Disaster Response Force, Fire Brigade, police and ambulance services, among others.
Jharsuguda Airport Director Kishore Kumar Senapati said, “We have conducted a Full-Scale Emergency Mock drill, which is conducted once in two years. In this all departments take part, including Health Department, State Police, State Fire Brigade, Airport Fire Fighting unit, Security and Air Traffic Control everyone. It is practice, if any aircraft meets with any accident, then what are the roles of each and everyone so that, they can handle any situation in real life events.”