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DC FD Sends Boats To DCA For Poss Emergency -Clear  
User currently offlinePlateman From United States of America, joined May 2007, 925 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2414 times:

DC Fire and EMS posted on twitter:

"DC F&EMS Fire Boats deployed to Potomac River in vicinty of Natl Airport standby for airplane coming in"

Then thankfully followed up 15 minutes later with:
"updates - fireboats are clear from airport -"

The first one scared me and thankfully nothing is wrong. Still ... anybody know what happened? Why would boats be sent out?


Pardon all the edits, editing as quick as DCFD is providing information, as I do not want to leave anyone hanging

[Edited 2009-12-22 14:01:23 by Diamond]

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User currently offlineCrimsonNL From Netherlands, joined Dec 2007, 1980 posts, RR: 40
Reply 1, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2288 times:

Quoting Plateman (Thread starter):
Why would boats be sent out?

Well the first thing that comes to mind is an aircraft in a state of emergency which they fear may not make it to the runway... Glad it was called off but I am curious as to what happened.

Nothing's worse then flying the same registration twice, except flying it 4 times..
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