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AI Boeing sparks fire at Patna airport
February 13, 2009 16:14 IST
Airport Director Atul Dixit told PTI that the fire broke out when the Boeing aircraft was in the parking bay after the passengers alighted.
The fire brigade swung into action immediately and doused the blaze within a few minutes and there was no damage to the aircraft, he said.
Another airport official said on condition of anonymity that a spark flew out of from the rear of the plane and ignited the grass. "Thank god it happened only after the passengers alighted from the plane," the official said.
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