Plane-wreck simulator puts military firefighters through their paces

09/24/2010 | Quinte West EMC (Ontario)

Canadian military firefighters are using a propane-powered airplane simulator to train for airplane crashes. The hulking CC-130 transport place can be made to burst into flames, allowing firefighters to practice dousing the fire. The simulations are especially important for military emergency workers, officials say, since military planes often carry volatile loads such as weapons and large fuel reserves.

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