Exercise: Incirlik trains for aircraft mishap

Firefighters with the 39th Civil Engineer Squadron, extinguish a simulated aircraft fire during a major accident response exercise (MARE) March 29, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. A MARE is designed to test an installation’s ability to respond to different events that could negatively impact the installation’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

Firefighters with the 39th Civil Engineer Squadron, extinguish a simulated aircraft fire during a major accident response exercise (MARE) March 29, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. A MARE is designed to test an installation’s ability to respond to different events that could negatively impact the installation’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A U.S. Airman with the 39th Medical Operations Squadron, provides aid to a simulated aircraft accident victim during a major accident response exercise (MARE) March 29, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. During a MARE, all simulated medical injuries and victims are treated as if they are real by firefighters and medical personnel.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

A U.S. Airman with the 39th Medical Operations Squadron, provides aid to a simulated aircraft accident victim during a major accident response exercise (MARE) March 29, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. During a MARE, all simulated medical injuries and victims are treated as if they are real by firefighters and medical personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Paul Puchta, 39th Medical Group chief of aerospace medicine, aids a simulated aircraft accident victim during a major accident response exercise (MARE) March 29, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. During a MARE, all simulated medical injuries and victims are treated as if they are real by firefighters and medical personnel.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Paul Puchta, 39th Medical Group chief of aerospace medicine, aids a simulated aircraft accident victim during a major accident response exercise (MARE) March 29, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. During a MARE, all simulated medical injuries and victims are treated as if they are real by firefighters and medical personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

Firefighters with the 39th Civil Engineer Squadron, work together to aid multiple simulated aircraft accident victims during a major accident response exercise (MARE) March 29, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. A MARE is designed to test an installation’s ability to respond to different events that could negatively impact the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

Firefighters with the 39th Civil Engineer Squadron, work together to aid multiple simulated aircraft accident victims during a major accident response exercise (MARE) March 29, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. A MARE is designed to test an installation’s ability to respond to different events that could negatively impact the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- Firefighters with the 39th Civil Engineer Squadron, extinguish a simulated aircraft fire during a major accident response exercise (MARE) March 29, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. A MARE is designed to test an installation’s ability to respond to different events that could negatively impact the installation’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh)