Full Scale Airport Emergency Exercise at PIA on Jan 10, 2020

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Full Scale Airport Emergency Exercise at PIA on Jan 10, 2020

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:08 pm

Don't be alarmed if you are coming or going through Phnom Penh International Airport next week. Airport safety drill and hostage rescue training are both scheduled for Jan 10.

Phnom Penh International Airport to Host Full Scale Emergency Excise (sic) Next Week
AKP Phnom Penh, January 03, 2020 --

A Full Scale Airport Emergency Exercise (AIRPEX 19) will be organised at Phnom Penh International Airport on Jan. 10.

According to the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation, the upcoming drill will take place under the theme of air hostage rescue.

Various services ranging from rescue and firefighting services to medical, police and security services will participate in the AIRPEX 19, it added.

Every two years, it pointed out, all members of the International Civil Aviation Organisation are required to hold a full scale exercise inside and around the airport in order to get prepared rather than to look back and regret.

In mid-December 2019, Siem Reap International Airport also hosted a Full Scale Airport Emergency Exercise which involved over 500 participants. The drill was aimed at evaluating the airport community’s and Siem Reap rescue units’ operational capabilities in the event of an aircraft crash including practicing coordination of rescue resources, testing call out procedures, evaluating the efficiency of information recording in the field and in the emergency operations centre, testing the readiness of airlines servicing the airport, and so on.
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Re: Full Scale Airport Emergency Exercise at PIA on Jan 10, 2020

Post by Doc67 » Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:46 am

what can possibly go wrong...
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Re: Full Scale Airport Emergency Exercise at PIA on Jan 10, 2020

Post by newkidontheblock » Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:25 pm

Nuts. Already fearing the flight delays, crazy traffic, and enhanced security. I might not beat the mainland Chinese hordes to the exit this time.

Trapped on the tarmac... what could go wrong?

Try to stay positive ....
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Re: Full Scale Airport Emergency Exercise at PIA on Jan 10, 2020

Post by Anchor Moy » Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:40 pm

newkidontheblock wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:25 pm
Nuts. Already fearing the flight delays, crazy traffic, and enhanced security. I might not beat the mainland Chinese hordes to the exit this time.

Trapped on the tarmac... what could go wrong?

Try to stay positive ....
Don't worry and just wait for them to come along and rescue you. As you say, what could go wrong ? :dragonchase:
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Re: Full Scale Airport Emergency Exercise at PIA on Jan 10, 2020

Post by Doc67 » Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:34 pm

Anchor Moy wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:40 pm
newkidontheblock wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:25 pm
Nuts. Already fearing the flight delays, crazy traffic, and enhanced security. I might not beat the mainland Chinese hordes to the exit this time.

Trapped on the tarmac... what could go wrong?

Try to stay positive ....
Don't worry and just wait for them to come along and rescue you. As you say, what could go wrong ? :dragonchase:
"What do you mean it's only a drill?"

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Re: Full Scale Airport Emergency Exercise at PIA on Jan 10, 2020

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:51 pm

You will all be relieved to hear that the whole exercise went off without the slightest bang.

Full Scale Airport Emergency Exercise in Phnom Penh Wrapped Up Smoothly and Successfully
AKP Phnom Penh, January 10, 2020 —

The Full Scale Airport Emergency Exercise (AIRPEX 19) conducted at the Military Airbase in Phnom Penh International Airport this morning was concluded smoothly and successfully, according to a press release issued after the exercise.

Organised by the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation in collaboration with Cambodia Airports, the developer and operator of the three international airports in the Kingdom, AIRPEX19 took place around the topic of “security”, under the auspices of H.E. Bin Chhin, Permanent Deputy Prime Minister, Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers, and Chairman of National Civil Aviation Security Committee.

The exercise was aimed to provide training to relevant services (rescue, firefighting, medical, police, security, etc.) with 12 scenarios, including air hostage rescue.

This is part of every two years activities applied by all members of the International Civil Aviation Organisation to respond to any possible accident.
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