Smoke billowed over Phnom Penh International Airport and people lay on the grass verges near an aircraft simulator on Friday as hundreds of rescue service personnel and firefighters took part in the airport’s fourth-ever full-scale emergency exercise. Hundreds of soldiers and police, as well as actors playing the role of injured passengers, also took part in the emergency exercise, which centered around the airport’s life-size aircraft simulator, where fire crews battled to put out an engine fire. “We held this exercise because we want to be prepared,” said Nhim Vanda, vice president of the National Committee for Disaster
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