(PCM) Officials at Boston’s Logan Airport have issued the following apology after a very poor decision was made to conduct a fire drill complete with smoke, flames, and even a burning plane on their runaway on this day, the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.
“Massport apologizes for conducting the fire training exercise and understands that it may have offended many of those touched by the events of Sept. 11. Safety and security is our top priority and constant vigilance and readiness is critical, but the exercise should not have taken place on the anniversary of 9/11. The airport community recognizes the day with moments of silence, a service in the chapel, and a wreath at the 9/11 memorial.”
Even the Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick called the drill “just dumb.” They should have really known it was in poor taste, and it had to be absolutely terrifying to passengers who happened to look out the airport windows to see smoke and flames on the runaway on this day of all days.