Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Advertisement
  1. You Are At:
  2. News
  3. India
  4. Fire in ATC hits flight operations at Chennai airport

Fire in ATC hits flight operations at Chennai airport

Chennai, Mar 12: Flight operations were affected after a minor fire broke out in the air traffic control room at Chennai airport in the wee hours today.The flames were noticed by the staff at around

PTI Updated on: March 12, 2013 8:57 IST
fire in atc hits flight operations at chennai airport
fire in atc hits flight operations at chennai airport




Chennai, Mar 12: Flight operations were affected after a minor fire broke out in the air traffic control room at Chennai airport in the wee hours today.

The flames were noticed by the staff at around 2.45 AM, official sources said, adding five five tenders were pressed into service and the blaze was doused within 20 minutes.

There was no report of any casualty but computers and the ceiling in the ATC hall was damaged in the fire, sources said.

Operation of at lease six international flights was affected due to the incident, they said.

Cause of the fire is under investigation.
Advertisement

Read all the Breaking News Live on indiatvnews.com and Get Latest English News & Updates from India

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement