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SHOTLIST:AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYKey West, Florida - March 11, 20141. Wide of emergency drill at airport2. Tight of officers subduing 'suspect' during drill3. Wide of firefighters entering plane4. Medium of firefighters inside plane taking out mannequin5. Tight of window view as firefighters move 'body' of mannequin6. SOUNDBITE: Peter Horton/Airport Director (see transcript below)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYHavana, Cuba - April 1, 20037. FILE: Wide of Cubana plane leaving Havana Key West, Florida - April 1, 20038.FILE: Wide of suspect at airportHANDOUT - COURTESY: MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE Key West, Florida 9. Passengers on tarmac at airport10. Medium of suspect being taken into custodyAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYFILE11. Medium of Cubana plane on tarmac with SWAT/passengers on ground12. Photo of Adermis Wilson-Gonzalez AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYKey West, Florida - March 11, 201413. Tight of eBay document of plane on sale14. Tight of sheriff's office document of plane on sale15. Tight of Cubana plane's side at airport16. Wide view from inside plane out door of rescue officials during drill17. SOUNDBITE: Capt. Omar Fernandez/Monroe County Fire Rescue (see transcript below)18. Tight of Cubana plane photo/frame with zoom out to airport director19. SOUNDBITE: Peter Horton/airport director (see transcript below)20. Medium of fire rescue official stepping off plane during drill21. Tight view of under plane wing with pan out to rescue officials during drill22. Medium of firefighters helping passenger during drill23. Aerial view of drillVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:(((Opens with NAT of emergency drill)))PASSENGERS FAN OUT ON THE GRASSâ€¦(nats)OFFICERS SWARM A SUSPECT.(nats)FIREFIGHTERS CHECK IF ANYONE IS STILL LEFT ON THE PLANE.(nats)THE SCENARIO PLAYING OUT AT THE KEY WEST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IS A FAMILIAR ONE TO SOME OF THE PARTICIPANTS.SOUNDBITE: Peter Horton/Airport Director"The tower called and said we have a hijacked airplane coming to you on April 1st and my initial reaction was yeah right, April Fools Day."THAT WAS 2003. PETER HORTON WAS ON SITE WHEN ADERMIS WILSON-GONZALEZ COMMANDEERED A TURBO PROP PLANE FROM CUBA WITH MORE THAN A DOZEN PASSENGERS, INCLUDING HIS COMMON LAW WIFE AND HER SON. HIS JOURNEY TO FREEDOM ENDED IN A 20 YEAR-SENTENCE, HE'S STILL BEHIND BARS. IN AN EMAIL TO THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HE SAYS HE FELT - QUOTE -- "IT WAS WORTH IT, ALTHOUGH I ALSO THINK I DESERVE A BIT OF PEACE."AFTER THE HIJACKING, THE PLANE WENT THROUGH SEVERAL HANDS AND EVENTUALLY WAS LEFT WHERE IT IS TODAY FOR TRAINING DRILLS.SOUNDBITE: Captain Omar Fernandez/Monroe County Fire Rescue"â€¦personally it was quite a thrill for me to see something from Cuba, which I've never been back to in 54 years."BUT HORTON, THE AIRPORT DIRECTOR, THINKS THE PLANE SHOULD BE SENT BACK TO CUBA.SOUNDBITE: Peter Horton/Airport Director"â€¦if we had a Delta Airlines or a US airliner that had a problem and because of that problem had to land in Cuba, what would the Cuban authorities say? (will cover with video) My nightmare was that the Cuban authorities would say 'well, you could have yours back when we have ours back." WHILE BUREACRATIC LIMBO HAS GROUNDED THE PLANE... LOCAL OFFICIALS AND FIRST RESPONDERS HAVE GOTTEN A LOT OF MILEAGE OUT OF IT PREPARING FOR THE NEXT EMERGENCY.(over video of drill)SUZETTE LABOY, ASSOCIATED PRESS