Incident reports coming from India, associated with the aircraft carrier Vikramaditya of the Indian Navy. According to press reports, referring to the official representative of the Indian Navy, there was a fire on board the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya.
The crew of the aircraft carrier "Vikramaditya" noticed the smoke, out of the compartment, in which the seamen's cabins are located. The personnel on duty began to immediately identify the source of the fire.
About, where exactly was the same hearth, not yet reported. But it is known, that we managed to cope with the fire.
In the command of the Indian Navy, it is approved, that the fire was extinguished in a short time, there are no casualties or injuries as a result of the incident.
Indian Navy Representative:
It was initially reported, that several sailors may be locked in a compartment. However, the verification of personnel and monitoring of the compartments of the warship showed, that all crew members are safe. There are no threats to their lives.
known, that at the time of the outbreak of the fire, the Indian aircraft carrier "Vikramaditya" was at the Karwar military base in the state of Karnataka in the south-west of the country. At the time of the fire, there were about 900 human.
About damage, which was inflicted on an aircraft carrier as a result of a fire, at the moment it is not informed.
Recall, that the aircraft carrier "Vikramaditya" is of Soviet origin. The ship was transferred to India in 2013 year after deep modernization of TAVRKR "Admiral Gorshkov". It was built at the Black Sea shipyard. Today, this aircraft carrier is the flagship of the Indian naval forces..