Airport crash exercise

Bicester Advertiser: The exercise The exercise

Oxford Airport hosted a training exercise on Tuesday in which emergency services responded to a mocked-up major incident where a light aircraft collided with a stationary helicopter, pictured.

A total of 32 Oxfordshire and airport firefighters took part in the operation where the light aircraft ignited on the runway, threatening four seriously injured occupants. Medically-trained firefighters helped treat 16 passengers.

Our top stories:


Comments are closed on this article.


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree