A mock emergency exercise was held Monday

A mock emergency exercise was held Monday

Mock emergency exercise held at airport

Serves as training opportunity for airport, airline and emergency response personnel.

  • Sep. 11, 2013 5:00 a.m.

A mock emergency exercise was held Monday, Sept. 9, at the Canadian Rockies International Airport.

The exercise served as a training opportunity for airport, airline and emergency response personnel, and allowed airport personnel to evaluate the Emergency Plan.

A variety of agencies were involved, including the RCMP, Cranbrook Search and Rescue, Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services, the BC Ambulance Service, Air Canada Express, Pacific Coastal Airlines, CATSA, the Canadian Rockies International Airport, the City of Cranbrook and Impalla Security.

Students from the Mount Baker Secondary School drama program will be participating as mock passengers.