4 - Scarlet Caterpillarclub Cordyceps militaris.jpg

Plane crash simulation  to test emergency plan

A simulation exercise involving a crash landing of an aircraft is to be held on February 8 at Faro airport.

The National Civil Protection Authority (ANPC) say that the exercise, called AeroFaro’11, aims to test the current procedures of security and rescue forces.

Members of the District Operations Command Relief (CDOS), members of the security of airport and Civil Protection, among others, will be on the ground to monitor events as if it was a real situation.

The exercise is scheduled for 3pm.