Govt. orders enquiry into Terminal 1-D damage in Delhi

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New Delhi, Aug 22 (ANI): Taking serious note of the incident, in which a section of the newly constructed Terminal 1-D at the Indira Gandhi International airport was damaged due to heavy rains and wind, the Civil Aviation Ministry on Saturday ordered an enquiry into the incident.

The enquiry will be conducted by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

On Friday (Aug 21), heavy rains and wind damaged a section of the newly constructed terminal building in the national capital, resulting in disruption of flight operations and facilities at the terminal-1D.

The Ministry has asked the DGCA to fix accountability and suggest appropriate action under its licensing and regulatory powers.

The enquiry would ascertain the cause and contributory factors resulting into the incident and would make recommendations for prevention of occurrence of such incident in future

It would also suggest various measures to strengthen oversight mechanism on development, operation and maintenance of new aerodromes, including expansion of the existing ones.

The DGCA is authorised to take necessary assistance from technical experts wherever required. It will complete the enquiry in two months and submit the report to the Ministry of Civil Aviation. (ANI)

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