Fire truck delays flights at Kahdhoo airport

A fire truck malfunction has halted flight operations at Laamu atoll Kahdhoo’s domestic airport.

Technicians are working on repairs, a senior official from Island Aviation told Haveeru.

The fire category, which needs to be at a certain level to land an aircraft, reached zero, the official said. Further details of the malfunction were not available.

On September 21 Island Aviation also ceased operations to Kahdhoo airport for four hours due to another fire truck malfunction.