Lightning hits Tirupati air services

DC CORRESPONDENT
Published Mar 5, 2015, 2:28 pm IST
Updated Mar 29, 2019, 4:40 pm IST
Hyderabad bound passengers were stranded for a few hours at the airport
Representational Image. (Photo: PTI)
 Representational Image. (Photo: PTI)
Hyderabad: The ground navigation system at the Tirupati airport at Renigunta was struck by lightning during the heavy rains on Tuesday night resulting in the diversion of a flight on Wednesday morning. Hyderabad bound passengers were stranded for a few hours at the airport.
 
Tirupati airport director V.V. Rao said, “Due to the thunderstorm, the ground navigation lights were gone. The Spicejet flight from Hyderabad to Tirup-ati was diverted to Chenn-ai. The ground navigation aid called DVOR (Doppler VHF Omni Directional Range) was burnt due to induction affect. It will be repaired soon”
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Location: Andhra Pradesh




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