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Adi Soemarmo Airport Conduct Plane Crash Simulation

BOYOLALI Angkasa Air plane with flight code SOC-086 crashed in Adi Soemarmo
Surakarta, Wednesday (3/23). The plane with the flight route Middle East to
Surakarta was experiencing a failure while landing at an airport runway of Adi
Soemarmo around 08.00 WIB. The accident allegedly caused by a flat tire and
caught fire.

Airbus A-330 series 200 coded registration PK-SOC was carrying 135 passengers
and crew. From the results of the identification by the evacuation team, reported
5 people died, 20 people were seriously injured, 22 people were injured, and 88
people were slightly injured.

Luckily, the incident was part of the Emergency Countermeasures Exercise (PKD)
on the 86th of Dirgantara Raharja held by PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero). The
exercises involved about 900 personnel consisting of Airport Emergency
Committee and the Airport Security Committee Angkasa Pura I, the Air Force
airfield Adi Soemarmo, Perum LPPNPI, TNI / police, Basarnas, the Port Health
Office, Immigration Office Surakarta, Customs Office Surakarta, some hospital
and health centers around the Adi Soemarmo airport, and Fire Department.

Exercises were held in Adi Soemarmo, this is a simulation of a large-scale (full


scale exercise), which consists of simulating the handling of the plane crash,
security simulation acts of terrorism, handling simulation building fire (firebuilding exercise), and simulation handling media handling when emergency
conditions ,

"This exercise is an integrated exercise conducted regularly and continuously


with intent to test the functions of coordination, communication, and command
between units and agencies in accordance with Airport Emergency Plan
Document and Airport Security Programme Document. Also to train and
strengthen the ability of personnel in accordance with their respective duties,
"said Operation Director of Angkasa Pura Airports Wendo Asrul Rose.

"We as the airport operator continues committed to always meet the basic
aspects that include 3S + 1C, namely Safety, Security, Service, and Compliance.
Aspects of aviation safety and security is a top priority because it is associated
with the safety of human lives. That is why this kind of exercise to do," said
General Manager Adi Soemarmo Abdullah Usman.

After Adi Soemarmo Surakarta, Angkasa Pura Airports as the airport manager in
central and eastern Indonesia this year will also hold training PKD at three other

airports in this year, which is in service Frans Kaisiepo Biak, Juanda Airport in
Surabaya, as well as the service I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali. [Public Relations Office]