Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (KCHO) needs volunteers for aircraft accident drill

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (NEWSPLEX) -- The Charlottesville Albemarle Airport is getting ready for an airport exercise and needs volunteers to help.

The Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle Office of Emergency Management is looking for people who can play the role of "victims" from an airplane accident.

CHO is required to hold a full-scale exercise every three years to test the response to an incident involving a commercial aircraft.

This year's exercise will take place September 23rd.

Volunteers are needed between 7:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

According to a release, they will be outside most of the time. Volunteers will have makeup applied and are encouraged to wear clothing that can be stained or altered to depict injuries.

Anyone interested in volunteering should click on the link in the Related Links box to register.

Registration is required and there are liability release forms that must be signed in order to participate.

Anyone with questions should contact Allison Farole at

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