A pushback tug caught fire at Mumbal airport earlier today while on duty to push back a Mumbai-Jamnagar flight operated by Air India. The fire was brought under control by the Fire Department in under 10 minutes, mentioned Mumbai Airport’s PRO.
All 85 passengers on board the aircraft are safe and the airport operations have normalized. Mumbai airport PRO says, “The Mumba Jamnagar flight has 85 passengers onboard. The fire was brought under control within 10 minutes. There is no harm to any person. All operations are normal.
There was no damage to the Al’s A320 aircraft or any human casualties, though a potential major hazard was averted with the prompt response, and all operations at the CSMIA are continuing normally.
In a freak accident, a pushback truck caught fire when it was preparing to tow out an aircraft at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA), officials said here on Monday.