Cape Breton Airport Emergency Response Testing

SYDNEY, N.S. — A troubled plane forced to turn back, exasperated by a disruptive passenger and then faulty nose gear made for the perfect combination of trouble to put the emergency response capabilities of the J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport to the test.

And that’s just the scenario that took place for 90 minutes on Friday afternoon.

“What we try to do with this is test our plan, but we also want to do it and keep it as realistic of a situation as they might see,” said Andrew Downs, director of operations, safety and security at J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport...

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