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Oct 3, 2014 2:47 PM

Pease Development Authority to hold aircraft crash drill


PORTSMOUTH - The Pease Development Authority will hold an airport emergency drill Saturday morning.

The drill will run from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. and will simulate a full scale aircraft crash. Several area hospitals will be participating in the drill, including Portsmouth Regional Hospital. Portsmouth and Newington fire departments, along with the Rockingham County Sheriff's Department, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the New Hampshire State Police, and the New Hampshire Department of Human Health and Services will also be participating.

Officials are reassuring the public not to worry if they hear sirens, it's all part of the drill.


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