DALLAS – In emergency or crisis situations, airports have a responsibility to coordinate multi-agency actions to save and protect lives and equipment from further damage.
In light of yesterday’s major incident at Miami International Airport (MIA) involving a Red Air (L5) McDonnell Douglas MD-82 that caught fire upon landing, we wanted to dig deeper into the procedures airports implement to respond to such emergency situations when they arise.
The South Florida airport stated that the aircraft’s front landing gear collapsed upon landing, which caused a fire. Firefighters arrived on the scene swiftly and used foam vehicles to quickly put out read more ⇒
Source:: “Airways Magazine”