Simulated plane crash this morning

A simulated plane crash is scheduled for today at Santa Maria Public Airport.

The airport will remain open for normal operations during this exercise, and people in the terminal, Pepper Garcia’s restaurant and general aviation areas will be notified of the drill, city of Santa Maria officials said.

The drill – involving the city police and fire departments, Santa Maria Public Airport District, and many other agencies – is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon.

Posted in Local on Wednesday, May 5, 2010