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May 31, 2013

March participates in Crashed, Damaged, Disabled Aircraft Recovery exercise

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U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Dan Foster

U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Dan Foster

The 452d Air Mobility Wing and 144th Fighter Wing, participated in a combined aircraft mishap exercise, conducted by March Air Reserve Base Combat Readiness office, May 23. The scenario was a mock response to an F-16 Fighting Falcon crash. The recovery personnel dressed in blue, protective outer garments, demonstrate how they detect, contain, and neutralize the dangers of hazardous material, usually associated with an aircraft at the crash site.

 

U.S. Air Force photo/Marvin Tucker

The 144th Fighter Wing, working with the 452d Air Mobility Wing Crashed, Damaged, Disabled Aircraft Recovery team, demonstrate how to properly lift an F-16 from a crash site, May 23. The base conducted the joint exercise to ensure response personnel remain proficient when performing recovery operations.




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