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September 27, 2013

Airmen practice response procedures during Plan 6 exercise

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

Airmen from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department carry a simulated victim Sept. 19 near the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center to a waiting ambulance during a major aircraft crash response exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Simulated victims were assessed for their medical condition on scene and transported to Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center for further treatment.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

Tech Sgt. Hugo Silva, 99th Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, checks a simulated patient for additional injuries Sept. 19 near the Mike O’ Callaghan Federal Medical Center during an aircraft crash response exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Airmen from the 99th MDOS arrived at several simulated accident scenes to provide medical treatment and transportation to the federal medical center for simulated victims.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

Two Airmen from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department stabilize a car for an emergency extraction Sept. 19 near the Mike O’ Callaghan Federal Medical Center during an aircraft crash response exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Before extracting trapped people from a rolled-over car, first responders are required to ensure the vehicle no longer has the potential to cause further injury.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

A simulated victim lies on the ground beside a wrecked car Sept. 19 near the Mike O’ Callaghan Federal Medical Center during an aircraft crash response exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The scenario was an aircraft had an inflight emergency and broke up on the way down. Parts of the aircraft “hit” vehicles driving on Range Road. The exercise tested Airmen, contractors and civilians in their response to a major aircraft incident.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

Airmen from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department extract a simulated victim from a vehicle Sept. 19 during an aircraft crash response exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Simulated victims were assessed for their medical condition on scene and transported to Mike O’ Callaghan Federal Medical Center for further treatment.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

The pilot of a simulated downed aircraft waits for medical attention Sept. 19 near the Mike O’ Callaghan Federal Medical Center during a an aircraft crash response exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. First responders were responsible for diverting traffic, putting out simulated fires, rescuing people, assessing damage and providing medical attention to simulated injured people during the exercise.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

Airmen from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department extinguish a simulated burning car Sept. 19 near the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center during a major aircraft crash response exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The exercise tested Airmen, contractors and civilians in their response to a major aircraft incident.




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