crash truck


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crash truck

n.
A truck specially designed and equipped to rescue victims of an air crash. Also called crash wagon.
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Assisted Toronto Police aService, Toronto Fire Services and Toronto Paramedic Services with approximately 120 incidents where the crash truck was used to direct traffic and provided additional onsite safety measures and as a result, first responders were able to release staff from the scene quicker.
Local fire units supported the crash truck and crew by shuttling more than 45,000 liters (12,000 gallons) of water from the nearby Patapsco River to mix the foam.
Airport crash trucks had been positioned on either side of the runway, indicating an imminent taxi trial.
The crew evacuated the aircraft and met, as briefed, at a safe distance at the 12 o'clock position from the aircraft nose and waited for the crash trucks to arrive.
or Des Moines, Iowa, where it's not likely that terrorists will crash trucks into corporate campuses.
The new controls will initially be available on Allison's M5610-A and M6610-A automatic transmissions, which are typically used on equipment such as rigid frame haul trucks up to 65 tons and large airport crash trucks.
The instructor took control and declared an emergency, responding "No" to the offer of crash trucks.
Because I had seen and dealt with similar emergencies, I headed toward one of the crash trucks to help.
The new controls will initially be available on Allison's M5610A and M6610A automatic transmissions, which are typically used on equipment such as rigid frame haul trucks up to 65 tons payload and large airport crash trucks.