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Sunday, April 21, 2013
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No worries, emergency plan in place
Triage, landing zones, evacuation of injured all part of comprehensive plan

It's perhaps little known outside of pilot circles that the massive Air Force C-17 Globemaster transport plane can jump in and out of Key West International Airport with ease.

"We can also handle C-130s (military transport prop planes) as well," said Monroe County Airports Director Peter Horton. "Both have short-runway take-off abilities. We're in contact w...

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