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The VHCC campus is in the takeoff and landing path of Virginia Highlands Airport. If an aircraft should crash on campus, the following procedures should be followed.

  1. Dial emergency (9)911 from office phone (or simply 911 from a cell phone or pay phone).

  2. Immediately notify Campus Police (9)614-8282 (Campus Police Cell).
  3. Notify switchboard operator (0).

  4. Switchboard operator will notify the Buildings and Grounds personnel by two-way radio.

  5. Switchboard operator will notify the Vice Presidents’ offices and President’s office.

When the crash involves a building(s) or is in close proximity to a building, the VHCC building evacuation plan will be initiated. All occupants of the evacuated building(s) should be assembled in an area as far from the crash scene as possible and should be up-hill and up-wind from the crash. First Aid should be given to those in need as soon as possible.

When the crash is on campus, but away from all buildings, all occupants should remain in the buildings. Anyone outside should immediately go inside until further instructions are given.

Last updated: 3/26/2009 11:48:40 AM