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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.

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Emergency services descend on 'plane crash' site

The 'crash site' has been recreated with real smoke and fire Credit: ITV News

Emergency services have been called to a 'plane crash' in London as part of a large-scale test exercise. Two hundred and twenty firefighters and police descended on the Docklands area, after a scene was recreated, based on the scenario that a plane has crashed into a building and blown up.

The team have spent four weeks building the crash site, which includes a real fuselage from a Boeing 737 plane, installed in a derelict mill along with 300 tonnes of rubble.

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