Port Authority Emergency Drill at Newark Airport

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The Port Authority held full-scale emergency drill  exercise at Newark Liberty International Airport Saturday morning.

The agency simulated an accident between a passenger jet  and a cargo plane that included injuries and smoky conditions.

Regular flight traffic was not affected during the  exercise that was visible at the airport and to motorists on the New Jersey  Turnpike and Routes 1 & 9.

The drill included members of the PA Police Dept., EWR  airport staff, PA Office of Emergency Management, the Newark and Elizabeth Fire  and Police Departments, New Jersey State Police, U.S. Customs and Border  Protection, FBI, U.S. Transportation Security Administration, the Centers for  Disease Control and Prevention, the Red Cross and other agencies.

Source: Fox 5 NY

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