Exercise to test RAAF Richmond emergency response

A full scale emergency exercise will be conducted at RAAF Base Richmond in a vital test of Air Force emergency services.
 
Air Force reassures the local community that this is a training activity and there is no threat or danger to our people or aircraft.
 
DATE:                      29th June 2022

TIME:                       09:00 to 14:00
 
VENUE:                   RAAF Base Richmond, NSW
 
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The scenario of a returning C-130J Hercules aircraft experiencing catastrophic engine failure and landing on fire will form the exercise backdrop for a multi-agency response.
 
Airbase services will provide immediate response supported by NSW fire, ambulance, paramedics, police and rescue helicopter services.
 
Air Force regularly conducts situational emergency training to continue to develop the skills of our highly trained personnel.