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August 20 at the airport Zhukovsky held a large-scale fire-tactical exercises to extinguish the conditional fire in the aircraft. The exercises were held in the framework of the upcoming XIV International aviation and space salon “MAKS-2019”. Their goal is to ensure fire safety during the event.

Opened exercises the Deputy head of the EMERCOM of Russia Ilya Denisov. He noted that the fire on Board the aircraft is a fairly complex process, the fire spread in seconds. The main thing in such situation is to quickly rescue people and to extinguish the fire.

According to a tactical plan, when landing at the international airport “Zhukovskiy” of the plane Tu-134 has been a failure of the exhaust system of the nose landing gear. The crew of the aircraft requested the possibility of landing.

After making a hard landing, the aircraft due to the coating of the runway air-mechanical foam was rolled out for its limits. Was the destruction of the fuel tank, but because of a strong gust of wind – the fire and the rapid spread of the flames through the dry vegetation. This was the fire located next to a forest. In addition, in the area of the fuel spill was a passing tanker. The total burning area of the spilled fuel will be 1,300 m2.

Thus in the Tu-134 was the crew with the passengers (evacuation difficult due to jammed doors and hatches), and in the cab of the tanker driver who failed to leave on their own.

For liquidation of consequences of the accident were involved 11 units of fire engines, 2 helicopters Mi-8 and Bo-105, which carried out the extinguishing of aircraft, evacuation of victims and monitoring the fire situation on the territory of the airport.

The strength of the squad “Centrospas” of EMERCOM of Russia on the territory of the airport “Zhukovsky” was deployed a mobile hospital.

In addition, the exercise was attended by personnel departments FGKU “Special management FBS No. 3 of EMERCOM of Russia”, force Zhukovsky air rescue detachment, and the forces and means of the ground services and technical services of the airfield, the service of search and rescue ensuring flights of OJSC “LII im. M. M. Gromova”.

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