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Aircraft Accident Only A Test
Updated May 5, 2013 12:06 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
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(PERU) - Officials at Grissom Air Reserve Base responded to a base-wide disaster Thursday.

Area residents may have noticed smoke and emergency personnel in the area following an aircraft accident.

However, it was only a test. Lieutenant Gary Lockard said the exercise is part of Grissom's disaster response training program.

Response personnel, a KC-135R Stratotanker from the 434th air refueling wing and a DC-8 aircraft from the Grissom Air Museum were all part of the drill.



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