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'Disaster' at airport a drill

Emergency response this morning to a disaster at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport is intended to look real, but it's not.

It's a drill required every three years by the Federal Aviation Administration. Keesler Air Force Base has provided a C-130 airplane for a mock disaster with victims. Airport personnel have joined area first-responders at the scene along with representatives of the American Red Cross.

The exercise is expected to be completed by around 11:30 a.m.

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