Drill puts responders to test at airport

Drill PicJennifer Skoglund, Walla Walla Regional Airport manager, talks with television reporters following a mass casualty drill at the airport Tuesday afternoon.

A full-scale drill to test local emergency responders largely shut down Walla Walla Regional Airport on Tuesday afternoon.

The drill started at 3 p.m. with the scenario being two shooters inside the terminal building firing on people preparing to board an Alaska Air flight. The drill finished about an hour later with one of the shooters dead, another in custody and 31 people injured.

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By: Andy Porter
Published by Walla Walla Union Bulletin
- As of May 22, 2019