Emergency crews tackle simulated plane crash

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Hundreds of tonnes of rubble were used for the simulated exercise. Credit: ITV News

Emergency crews are tackling a simulated plane crash in London's Docklands, in one of their biggest exercises ever. A real fuselage from a Boeing 737 aircraft has been partially covered using 400 tonnes of rubble, for the three day training drill.

crews tend to 'casulaties'
Crews tend to 'casualties' on the training excercise. Credit: ITV News
Emergency crews on the training excercise
Crews carrying out a rescue operation from the fuselage of a real plane. Credit: ITV News

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Emergency services called to 'plane crash' in Docklands

Two hundred and twenty emergency services personnel have been called to a simulated plane crash in London.