2 Dead, 2 Injured on board Air Carrier INS Vikramaditya
NEW DELHI -- At least two people, including a civilian, were killed and another two injured, on June 10, following leakage of toxic fumes from the sewage plant on board Russian-made aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, which was undergoing repairs at Karwar in Karnataka.
The incident of gas leakage took place at about 5:00 PM while the ship was undergoing maintenance repairs.
Maintenance work was being undertaken in the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) compartment. Due to inhalation of the toxic fumes, four personnel (two naval sailors and two civilian workers) were evacuated to Naval Hospital at Karwar, a statement by the Navy said.
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Air carrier INS Vikramaditya (ex Baku, ex Admiral Gorshkov), built 1987, renovated 2012, displacement 45400 tons, length 283 meters, speed 30 knots, complement 1610, max capacity 36 aircraft, including 26 fighters and 10 helicopters.