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Mock crash staged at Northwest Regional Airport

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Volunteers portrayed disaster victims in the drill. (Source: WAFF) Volunteers portrayed disaster victims in the drill. (Source: WAFF)
MUSCLE SHOALS, AL (WAFF) -

Emergency officials agree - preparation is key when it comes to handing any disaster situation.

First responders in Colbert County prepared for the worst Thursday by participating in a mock plane crash at the Northwest Regional Airport.

Airports and emergency management officials host drills at least once a year in order to keep their skills fresh and address any potential issues that may arise.

Volunteers were used as victims, and the drill incorporated the services of the local hospital.

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