Puerto Vallarta airport evacuated by bomb threat simulation

About 400 people, including passengers and employees, were evacuated from the Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport in Puerto Vallarta, due a bomb threat drill that was conducted this morning.

The drill began with a call received at 10:00 am at the 911 Emergency Center, where they were alerted about the presence of a bomb inside the airport.

In a matter of three minutes and a few more seconds, the airport was evacuated by the security and civil protection personnel of the airport itself.

At the same time, firefighters came to the site, to support the actions of the internal brigade, while the search for the supposed device began and located minutes later, once the airport was completely evacuated.

To the surprise of workers and, above all, travelers, this simulation was carried out, which ended shortly after 10:20 a.m., once army personnel removed the alleged device supported by Federal Police agents.

Although there was no official communication from the airport or military authorities, the simulation was described as successful, since actions such as this are carried out routinely, simulating different risk situations to keep officials trained and ready for real-life situations.


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