05/04/2013

Emergency rescue exercise on Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 2 to 5 p.m.

On 9 April the Prefect of the Upper Rhine will be organising an emergency rescue exercise at Basel-Mulhouse Airport in compliance with current regulations.

The exercise will involve simulation of an aircraft accident at Basel-Mulhouse Airport.

Around 300 people will take part in the exercise including 170 volunteers from the University Institute of Technology of Colmar (IUT) and the School of Nursing (IFSI) of Mulhouse / Rouffach.

The main aims of this exercise are to test:
  • the arrangements set out in the ORSEC (Civilian Security Response Organisation) plan for Basel-Mulhouse Airport
  • implementation of the NOVI (NOmbreuses Victimes/Numerous Victims) plan approved by prefectorial decree of 9 October 2012.

For more information: press release EuroAirport