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: Bali, Indonesia, Ngurah Rai Indonesia Airport, Bali Gateway, Terrorist, Angkasa Pura, Heru Legowo, preparedness
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.

       

 
 
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
Bali Still in Fashion
Bali by the Numbers: No Sign of an Australian Boycott as Bali’s Arrival Figures for February Increase 21%
(3/22/2015)
Nyepi Takes a Toll on Tolls
Bali Toll Road Estimated to Have Cost US$24,000 in Toll Fees Due to Nyepi Closure
(3/22/2015)
Whirlybird, Whirlybird, Where are You?
Bali Waiting for 2 Helicopters for Search and Rescue Operations
(3/22/2015)
Nyepi for the World
In a Tradition Unique to Bali, an Entire Island Suspends All Activity on ‘Nyepi’ for 24-Hours to Celebrate The Bali-Hindu New Year
(3/22/2015)
Less than 3 Months to BBTF 2015
President Joko Widodo to Host Welcoming Dinner for Those Attending Bali & Beyond Travel Fair June 10-14, 2015
(3/22/2015)
Cleared of Landings and Takeoffs
422 Domestic and International Flights Cancelled in Bali During Nyepi – Bali’s Day of Silence
(3/22/2015)
Reduced Thirst for Power
PLN-Bali Report Significant Drop in Electrical Power Demand During Nyepi Celebrations
(3/22/2015)
When Good Friday Gets Even Better
Local and International Artists to Auction Art to Educate Balinese Children on Good Friday, April 3, 2015
(3/22/2015)
Our Islands Aren’t Moveable
West Nusa Tenggara Governor Says ‘No” to Plans to Mine Sand from West Lombok to Reclaim Bali’s Benoa Bay
(3/22/2015)
Birth Behind Bars
Chicago Teenager in Jail and on Trial for Murder in Bali Gives Birth to a Baby Girls
(3/22/2015)
Quantity Before Quality
Tourism Expert Warns More Tourists Does not Guarantee Proportionate Rise in Tourism Expenditures
(3/22/2015)
Giving Young Indonesians the Business
Entrepreneurship Expo to be Held in Bali April 9-13, 2015
(3/22/2015)
All [News]!