• E5000 Rescue Stairs for the Düsseldorf Airport

    “An alternative way out”: The E5000 Rescue Stairs

    No airline passenger ever wants to experience an emergency, but such situations do occur from time to time. That is why every airport (depending on size) must - according to the regulations of the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) - possess certain quantities of firefighting equipment, vehicles and, above all, crew, in order to be prepared for emergencies. As a rule, the ICAO firefighting teams consist of 1-3 airfield fire engines, a command vehicle and an auxiliary firefighting vehicle or rescue vehicle. In addition to these standardized fleets, an emergency rescue stair vehicle is deployed at most airports, including Düsseldorf [...]