Incident of fire onboard Navy’s aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: An incident of fire took place on Wednesday on board the sole operating aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy. Luckily there has been no loss of life.

The Indian Navy in its official statement said, “During a planned sortie for the conduct of trials at sea, an incident of fire was reported onboard INS Vikramaditya today 20 Jul 22. The fire was brought under control by the ship’s crew using onboard firefighting systems. No casualties have been reported.”

The ship was operating off Karwar.

The Navy has ordered a board of inquiry to investigate the incident.

The 44,500 tonnes INS Vikramaditya is the most potent warship serving with the Navy which carries the complement MiG 29K maritime fighter along with the different types of helicopters.

NEW DELHI: An incident of fire took place on Wednesday on board the sole operating aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy. Luckily there has been no loss of life.

The Indian Navy in its official statement said, “During a planned sortie for the conduct of trials at sea, an incident of fire was reported onboard INS Vikramaditya today 20 Jul 22. The fire was brought under control by the ship’s crew using onboard firefighting systems. No casualties have been reported.”

The ship was operating off Karwar.

The Navy has ordered a board of inquiry to investigate the incident.

The 44,500 tonnes INS Vikramaditya is the most potent warship serving with the Navy which carries the complement MiG 29K maritime fighter along with the different types of helicopters.