Exercise prepares Airmen for aircraft recovery

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U.S Air Force Staff Sgt. Timothy Amburn and U.S Air Force Airman 1st Class Blake Cyrus, 35th Maintenance Squadron crash recovery team members, discuss their plan of action during a crash recovery exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Sept. 23, 2014. The initial inspection determines how the aircraft lift will be executed based on its position and model. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jordyn Rucker)
U.S Air Force Staff Sgt. Timothy Amburn and U.S Air Force Airman 1st Class Blake Cyrus, 35th Maintenance Squadron crash recovery team members, discuss their plan of action during a crash recovery exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Sept. 23, 2014. The initial inspection determines how the aircraft lift will be executed based on its position and model. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jordyn Rucker)

Exercise prepares Airmen for aircraft recovery

by: 35th Fighter Wing Public Affairs | .
Misawa Air Base | .
published: October 03, 2014

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Members of the 35th Maintenance Squadron conducted a crash recovery exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Sept. 23, 2014. The purpose of the exercise was to ensure crash recovery team members are prepared to execute in the event of a real-world aircraft recovery. Duties carried out during this exercise included an inspection of the crash site, placement of pallets and airbags, and removal of hazardous debris. In this scenario, the aircraft was impeding the runway and needed to be cleared to enable runway operations.

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