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Fire Catches INS Vikramaditya; Loses Officer Owing To Smoke

Saturday,27 April 2019 06:43 AM IST

A case of fire was reported onboard INS Vikramaditya yesterday morning when the ship was entering the harbour in Karwar. The fire was brought under control by the ship’s crew in a swift action preventing any serious damage affecting the ship’s combat capability.

Lt Cdr DS Chauhan bravely led the firefighting efforts in the affected compartment. Whilst the fire was brought under control, the officer suffered the loss of consciousness owing to the smoke and fumes during the firefighting efforts. He was immediately evacuated to the Naval Hospital at Karwar, INHS Patanjali for medical attention. However, the officer could not be revived.

A Board of Inquiry to investigate the circumstances of the incident has been ordered.

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