Media Advisory - Emergency Exercise at St. Anthony Airport

ST. ANTHONY, NL, Sept. 14, 2016 /CNW/ -



September 14, 2016




St. Anthony Airport


On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, Transport Canada will be holding an emergency training exercise at the St. Anthony Airport, St. Anthony, NL.  The aim of the exercise is to test Transport Canada's emergency procedures and to train and educate personnel from the various organizations and agencies involved, including municipal authorities, police, air carriers and hospital and ambulance services.

The exercise will take place in the afternoon and is expected to last approximately two hours. Members of the public will notice increased activity at the airport during this time.  Please note, this event is simulated and there is no danger to the public.

The exercise will not be open to the media.


SOURCE Transport Canada

For further information: Media Relations, Transport Canada, Ottawa, 613-993-0055,

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