Atlanta Airport to stage `Operation Big Bird' disaster drill
(Atlanta-AP) -- Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport
conducts a disaster drill today to make sure its prepared for
It's the first such drill since October 2000. Officials say
airport area residents and businesses should NOT be alarmed if they
hear sirens during the mock drill and see increased activity.
The Federal Aviation Administration requires U-S airports to
conduct full-scale emergency drills at least once every three
Today's drill is being called "Operation Big Bird." 75
volunteers will act as injured passengers and flight crew.
Employees from the Airport operations, maintenance, security, fire
and police divisions are expected to respond and participate in the
More than 50 firefighters from the Atlanta Fire Department will
The three-hour exercise is scheduled to take place on the
airfields south side from about 9 a-m until noon.
(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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