Aircraft mishap exercise held at Naval Auxiliary Landing Field Fentress

Posted at 8:48 PM, Nov 05, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-05 20:48:12-05

Naval Air Station Oceana participated in an aircraft mishap exercise at Naval Auxiliary Landing Field Fentress in Chesapeake on Wednesday morning.

The training exercise included a simulated chemical/biological event that included response from the Navy and the City of Chesapeake, as well as assistance from the Virginia National Guard's 34th Civil Support Team.

The goal is to develop and enhance coordination between first responders across all the entities that would be involved in a mishap of this magnitude.