OAA fire crews work to put out the blazing fuselage.

Omaha Airport Conducts Full-Scale Emergency Simulation

The Omaha Airport Authority (OAA) conducted its triennial full-scale emergency exercise on Saturday. The event simulated an airline Boeing 737 departure accident at Omaha’s Eppley Airfield with 74 passengers on board. For this year's event, the exercise included an aircraft fire trainer, nearly 150 volunteers and 17 different agencies. Some volunteers acted as the passengers' family and friends in the terminal while most were injured or deceased passengers near the crash site, testing the reactiveness of the airport's first responders.…