Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Red lights flashing at Nelson Airport tonight….

luckily it seems like a practice run at New Zealands 4th busiest airport.

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Certainly had my attention for a moment there….but when I spotted other vehicles already there …and then saw some appliances arriving with lights all a blaze it was obviously a practice

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How else, under normal circumstances would normal vehicles (as in cars) usually get there before all roaring and dancing fire engines or ambulances?!?

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In the old days growing up in Stoke I recall the siren always going off at 7pm on a Tuesday night for a practice drill (I guess that’s what they call it) at the local Stoke fire station.

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Although can’t help wondering how the pilot of this departing Sounds Air flight was describing the event to his passengers.

Same again for these folk arriving on an Air Nelson Q300. Hopefully they were pre-warned.