Mass casualty drill to be held at Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport

Airplane (KSN File Photo)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Sedgwick County Emergency Medical Services will participate in a Virtual Tabletop Mass Casualty Incident, or MCI Drill at Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport today from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The simulation will involve an accident with a large passenger aircraft. It will evaluate emergency response and transport to area hospitals.

Drill related communications will be conducted on the following 800MHz radio channels.

  • Sedgwick County EMS, EMS-OPS Channel
  • Sedgwick County Emergency Management Tactical Channel, TAC-9
  • MedComs, ALL-HOSP
  • State Channel Notifications, SC10 EMS, SC10 MED

Other participants include airport safety and Wichita area hospitals, who will be participating virtually.

This fulfills the airport’s required yearly drill.