KFOR supported a mass casualties exercise at Pristina Airport
SLATINA – On Tuesday, May 16th , KFOR took part in a joint exercise in
coordination with local authorities to test the emergency procedure to be applied in
case of incident in vicinity of Pristina International Airport.
During the exercise, an aircraft with about 90 people on board was simulated to have
veered off the runway. Together with the LIMAK Company, the Kosovo Police and
the Kosovo Security Force, KFOR deployed its ground and air medical assets.
The exercise was aimed to verifying the force readiness and the interoperability
between KFOR and local agencies that have primary responsibility. Indeed, in
accordance with the local agencies, KFOR is able to support any intervention in case
of incident either in vicinity of the Pristina International Airport or in Kosovo.