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      Plane crash drill at Reagan Airport to be held Saturday

      Photo: Jay Westcott

      An emergency training exercise will be held at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on Saturday morning, during which a plane will be set on fire.

      The Washington Business Journal reports that the drill will be held between 8:30 a.m. and noon Saturday. It'll simulate the emergency response to a plane crash.

      During the drill, sirens will blare, and fire trucks will respond to the scene as if it were a real accident, during which a training plane will be set on fire.

      The FAA requires airports to hold a drill like this every three years.

      READ MORE at bizjournals.com/washington.