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Last Updated: Saturday, 21 April 2007, 12:08 GMT 13:08 UK
Fire engine can pierce aircraft
Bristol International Airport has bought a new fire engine equipped with so-called "snozzle" technology.

The Cobra 2 vehicle is able to pierce an aircraft allowing fire-fighters to tackle internal fires more effectively.

The 500,000 engine made by Worcester-based Amdac Carmichael has been equipped with the latest equipment from US-firm Crash Rescue.

The investment has been made to update response capabilities as air traffic at the airport continues to grow.

The Cobra 2 will be delivered to the airport on 26 April.




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