Aircraft Emergency on Earhardt Drive
 
By Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman
August 13, 2017
 

On Sunday August 13th, 2017 at 1115 the Westwood Fire Company was dispatched to the unit block of Earhardt Drive in Valley Township for an aircraft emergency.

Ambulance 44-1 already on the street arrived within 2 minutes reporting 1 plane up an embankment and was checking on injuries. Battalion Chief Sly arrived at 1119 and assumed Airport Command.

After patient evaluation it was determined there were no people suffering from injuries and Ambulance 44-1 went available. There were no fire or rescue services required so the apparatus remained in quarters.

The scene was turned over to the airport personnel and all units cleared within 10 minutes of being dispatched.

 
Units: Rescue 44, Ambulance 44-1
 
Mutual Aid: Medic 93-4
 
Crews arrived to find this plane up an embankment with no passengers on board
Crews arrived to find this plane up an embankment with no passengers on board
Ambulance 44-1 and EMS Command 44 arrive on the scene
Ambulance 44-1 and EMS Command 44 arrive on the scene
 
EMT Vickers arrives to check on the occupants
EMT Vickers arrives to check on the occupants
 
A plane left the tarmac Sunday at the Chester County Airport
A plane left the tarmac Sunday at the Chester County Airport
There were no hazards in the area and the plane was secured by airport personnel
There were no hazards in the area and the plane was secured by airport personnel