Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · A Case of 'Just Pretend' Crash and Burn
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

A Case of 'Just Pretend' Crash and Burn

In the Name of Emergency Preparedness, Airport Authorities Stages a Simulated Crash at Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport.


Bali News: A Case of 'Just Pretend' Crash and Burn
Click Image to Enlarge

(12/19/2010)

Imagine the following. A Boeing 777-300 operated by a fictional Bali Gateway Airlines makes an emergency landing at Bali's Ngurah Rai Airport after flying from Kuala Lumpur. Prior to its arrivals in Bali, the Aviation Security team at Bali's airport are informed by State Intelligence Officers that a passenger on the aircraft is a suspected terrorist. As the plan crosses into Indonesian air space, the plane's pilot reports smoke in the passenger cabin emanating from engine number 1 which is on fire. The pilot then files an urgent request for medical assistance to stand by at Bali's airport as some passengers are unconscious while others are suffering breathing difficulties.

The troubled inbound flight lines up to land on runway 27, then overruns the asphalt, crashing and burning near the north-south road leading to Nusa Dua. On impact, the fuselage of the plane carrying 175 passengers splits in two. The "crash" kills 23 passengers on the spot, injuring another 62, but allowing 90 passengers to escape virtually unharmed.

Among the survivors are several terrorist who hijacked the airplane inbound to Bali.

The dramatic scenes were part of a preparedness drill conducted by the managers of Bali's airport, who, for the sake of realism, even created a life-sized mock-up of an aircraft that was set afire near airport's runway.

The general manage of PT Angkasa Pura I, Heru Legowo, who manages the Bali airport, said that the night-time preparedness exercise was needed to evaluate the ability of personnel, facilities and procedures to handle and emergency situation. Hero, describing the exercise held on Wednesday, December 15, 2010, said: "This was the first time such an exercise was held at night. Accidents can happen at any time, so we must be ready and prepares to confront any situation, day or night."

In all, 800 personnel were deployed during the training exercise. The drama, from beginning to end, lasted only 30-minutes and did not disrupt normal Wednesday night operations at the busy Bali airport.

Similar preparedness drills are conducted at lease once every two years at Bali's airport.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
UBUD WRITERS & READERS FESTIVAL
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Harambee, Buana! Harambee!
Hat-trick Win for Kenyan Kennedy Kiproo Lilan on His 3rd Win of BII Maybank Bali Marathon
(9/14/2014)
Holiday of No Return
Suicide Suspected in Death of 31-Year-Old Australian at a Kuta Hotel
(9/13/2014)
Roller Coaster Effect
Bali Hindu Support a Mass Transit Rail System that Honors Local Sensitivities
(9/13/2014)
Climb Every Other Mountain
Bali's Mount Agung Closed to Hikers Until November 21, 2014
(9/13/2014)
We Have a Search Warrant!
Prosecutors Raid Bali Airport Offices Seeking Evidence in Ongoing Corruption Investigation
(9/12/2014)
Bali & Beyond Travel Fair 2015
2nd Bali and Beyond Travel Fair Returns to Bali June 10-14, 2015
(9/12/2014)
Have Lunch with Bali's Best Chefs
Bali Culinary Professionals September Lunch - a Bavarian Affair at Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel on Saturday, September 27, 2014
(9/12/2014)
Thai-Style Hospitality Comes to Bali
Centara Hotel and Resorts Opens 14-Villa Property at Nusa Dua, Bali
(9/12/2014)
Service Included
Airport Service Charge to be Included in Cost of Domestic Tickets Traveling form Bali's Airport
(9/12/2014)
Waldorf . . . .Make it a Double
Bali to Be Home to Two Waldorf Astorias
(9/12/2014)
Monumental Exports
29.09% drop in Exported Wooden Statues from Bali in January-July 2014
(9/12/2014)
TV Dinners
CNNgo Names Six 'Must Eat' Dishes for a Balinese Holiday
(9/13/2014)
All [News]!
 
Tourism and Transport Tourism Agents