Delhi Airport Terminal 1 Roof Collapses, 1 Dead, 6 Injured

Delhi Airport

One person was killed and six others were injured after a piece of the roof of Delhi International Airport’s Terminal-1 (T1) collapsed on automobiles this morning amid heavy rain.

After examining the airport, Union Minister of Civil Aviation Ram Mohan Naidu Kinjarapu said that all flights from the terminal at Indira Gandhi International Airport, one of the world’s busiest airports, had been cancelled till 2 p.m. today.

According to officials, the roof sheet and support beams fell, causing damage to four cars parked at the terminal’s pick-up and drop-off areas.

The incident was reported to Delhi Fire Services (DFS) about 5:30 a.m.During the rescue operations, a man was observed being dragged out of a cab with an iron bar fallen.

Kinjarapu, the newly elected civil aviation minister, stated that planes departing after 2 p.m. will use the airport’s other two facilities, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3.

“I personally visited the Delhi T1 terminal after it collapsed this morning. Our initial goal was to safely evacuate all people from the terminal.

As a result, all scheduled flights until 2 p.m. have been canceled. Passengers will be issued full refunds or given the option to rebook on alternative flights and destinations. Flights departing after 2 p.m. will operate from T2 and T3, he said.

“I will see that a thorough examination of the terminal’s structure is conducted by experts to ensure safety,” according to him. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is “closely monitoring” the situation and has assured us of full support.


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