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  Metros   In Other Cities  21 Sep 2018  IndiGo bus with 50 on board catches fire at Chennai airport

IndiGo bus with 50 on board catches fire at Chennai airport

PTI
Published : Sep 21, 2018, 10:18 am IST
Updated : Sep 21, 2018, 10:18 am IST

No one was injured as the blaze was put out immediately by Fire and Rescue Services personnel, officials said.

The IndiGo bus caught fire as it was nearing the arrival point with about 50 passengers on board. (Photo: ANI)
 The IndiGo bus caught fire as it was nearing the arrival point with about 50 passengers on board. (Photo: ANI)

Chennai: A bus belonging to IndiGo Airlines caught fire on Thursday at the airport in Chennai while ferrying passengers of a domestic in-bound evening flight, according to airport officials.

No one was injured in the incident as the blaze was put out immediately by Fire and Rescue Services personnel, they said.

 

The bus caught fire as it was nearing the arrival point with about 50 passengers on board.

Since the blaze was doused immediately, preliminary assessment indicated not "much damage", either to the interiors or the exteriors of the bus, they added.

The authorities are looking into the incident.

Tags: indigo, indigo bus catches fire, chennai airport, indigo airlines bus
Location: India, Tamil Nadu, Chennai (Madras)