• Tue. Jul 23rd, 2024

Delhi Airport Terminal 1 Ceiling Collapse: One Dead, Six Injured

A tragic incident occurred at Indira Gandhi International Airport’s Terminal 1 today, as a portion of the canopy collapsed, resulting in one fatality and six injuries. The incident happened amid heavy rainfall, which is believed to be the primary cause of the structural failure.

According to Delhi Fire Services, a cab driver lost his life in the collapse, while six people were injured. The victims have been hospitalized, and Civil Aviation Minister K. Rammohan Naidu has assured that he is closely monitoring the situation.

The incident led to the suspension of flight departures from Terminal 1, with arrivals and departures halted until further notice. The airport authority, DIAL, has set up a committee to investigate the roof collapse and determine the cause of the incident.

Eyewitnesses reported hearing a loud crash as the canopy came crashing down on parked cars, causing chaos and panic at the airport. Emergency services rushed to the scene, and rescue operations were swiftly undertaken.

The Delhi airport operator, DIAL, stated that the primary cause of the roof collapse seems to be the continued heavy rainfall, which has been lashing the city for the past few days. The incident raises concerns about airport infrastructure and safety, and an investigation is underway to determine the exact cause of the collapse.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

WP Twitter Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com