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Santa Barbara Airport conducting full scale disaster drill

Posted at 12:58 PM, Sep 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-24 15:58:15-04

The Santa Barbara Airport Triennial Full-Scale Disaster Drill exercise will take place on Wednesday.

The purpose of the drill is to have emergency responders practice and prepare in the case of a major aircraft disaster.

This live exercise will be conducted in compliance with Federal Aviation Administration requirements.

The drill will be held between 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesday morning.

People traveling along Hollister Avenue between Aero Camino and Los Carneros during this time may see smoke as a part of the mock drill scenario.