2 Navy personnel killed at Kochi Naval base in aircraft hangar collapse
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2 Navy personnel killed at Kochi Naval base in aircraft hangar collapse

Two Navy personnel were killed on Thursday when an aircraft hangar collapsed at the Naval base in Kochi, a defence spokesperson said.

india Updated: Dec 27, 2018 13:54 IST
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Two Navy personnel were killed on Thursday when an aircraft hangar collapsed at the Naval base in Kochi. (File Photo)

Two Navy personnel were killed on Thursday when an aircraft hangar collapsed at the Naval base in Kochi, a defence spokesperson said. Further details are awaited, he said.

“Two Navy personnel died of casualties caused due to an aircraft hangar collapse,” the spokesperson told PTI.

A court of inquiry has been ordered into the matter, news agency ANI reported.

The Indian Navy is in the process create a new full-time post of inspector-general (safety) that will ensure safe operations at sea reducing the risk of accidents.

First Published: Dec 27, 2018 13:42 IST