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08/14/14 — Crash test: What would the response to a SJAFB aircraft crash look like?

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Crash test: What would the response to a SJAFB aircraft crash look like?

By John Joyce
Published in News on August 14, 2014 1:46 PM

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A member of the 916th Air Refueling Wing is helped by a Seymour Johnson Air Force Base firefighter during a simulated plane crash early this morning at a site located off of U.S. 70. Several airmen were asked to pretend they were injured in the mock crash.

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Seymour Johnson firefighters battle a simulated blaze at the scene of a mock KC-135R crash.

A 916th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker crashed shortly after it left Seymour Johnson Air Force Base early this morning. At least one airman is presumed dead and several others were critically injured. That was the scenario painted by...

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