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
No More Dog and Pony Shows, Please!
Editorial: The Lack of a Public Hearing Process in Bali is Leading Bali into Murky Dangerous Waters on Non-Transparency
(12/19/2014)
For Instant Gas Relief
Pertamina Says it will Go Ahead with ‘Perfectly Safe’ LNG Depot at Bali’s Port of Benoa
(12/19/2014)
A Sinking Feeling
PT Pelni Doubles the Maximum Passenger Limits on its Passenger Ships Over the Year End Holiday Period
(12/13/2014)
What a Difference a Day Makes
Provincial Workers in Bali Government Granted Only a One-Day Holiday at Galungan
(12/13/2014)
When is Enough, Enough?
While Government Targets 20 Million Foreign Tourists by 2019, Concerns Expressed Regarding Carrying Capacity of Indonesia’s Tourism Infrastructure
(12/13/2014)
Tax and Service Included
Requirement to Include Airport Service Charge in Price of Airline Tickets Postponed until March 1, 2015
(12/13/2014)
From the Past, into the Present, for the Future
An exhibition of Batik by Museum Kain at the Ganesha Gallery in Bali from December 25, 2014 – January 2, 2015
(12/13/2014)
What's Cooking for Christmas?
Bali Culinary Professionals Christmas Party on Saturday, December 20, 2014
(12/13/2014)
90% Arrivals from Domestic & Regional Sources
Bali by the Numbers: While November Foreign Tourist Arrival Dip, Bali Likely to End 2014 with 3.7 million Foreign Visitors
(12/19/2014)
Sounds of the Season
Bali Community Choir in Concert of Christmas Music on Friday, December 19, 2014
(12/13/2014)
Lavishing on our Lavatories
Governor Identifies Clean Toilets at Government Offices as Fundamental to Good Public Service
(12/13/2014)
Benoa Bay: Ankle Deep in Troubles
Increasing Shallowness of Benoa Bay Underlines Need to Revitalize the Area’s Natural Environment
(12/13/2014)
All [News]!