50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Fire at Hefei's Former Airport, No Injuries

Download: Printable PDF Date: 10 Sep 2015 08:13 (UTC) category:
Fire at Hefei's Former Airport, No Injuries - Airlines publisher
Dana Ermolenko
Source: WCARN

Raging flames were reportedly seen over East China's Hefei Luogang Airport on Wednesday afternoon at around 5:00 p.m.

It's primarily learned that the waste electric equipment on the runway caught fire, releasing dense smoke over the airport.

Fire department has immediately sent five detachments and ten fire fighting trucks to the site, where burnt and burning area occupied an area of 200-300 square meters.

No injuries or deaths were reported.

Specific cause to the fire is still under investigation.

Hefei Luogang International Airport is the former airport serving Hefei, the capital of Anhui Province. Opened in 1977, it served as Hefei's main airport until it was replaced by the new Hefei Xinqiao International Airport (HFE) on May 30, 2013.


Aircraft Servicing Guernsey named as Authorized Service Facility for Cessna and Beechcraft piston aircraft

ASG, a subsidiary of Pula Aviation Services, has been named as a Textron Aviation Authorized Service Facility for Cessna and Beechcraft piston engine series range of aircraft. With 30 years of experie...

AXA and HK Express launch exclusive partnership

AXA Hong Kong and Macau and HK Express Airways announced an exclusive insurance partnership agreement and held the collaboration kick-off ceremony. AXA is committed to offering HK Express cu...

French Army’s NH90 for Special Forces has started flight testing

Airbus Helicopters has launched the flight test campaign for the prototype of the NH90 Standard 2. This standard is one of the latest NH90 configurations and is being developed specifically...

Pioneering new era of eco-air travel - hydrogen-powered private business jet

Sirius Aviation announced the official global unveiling of SiriusJet, a hydrogen-electric powered luxury business jet with a clean-sheet eVTOL design.  This landmark event will occur at...

Android Apps development in Riga, Latvia The drones news