Hyderabad:The Andhra Pradesh government On Tuesday ordered a CID inquiry into the fire incident at Old Airport in Begumpet here Monday night in which three planes and
a helicopter were damaged.
Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, who is presently participating in the 'Indiramma-baata' programme in Visakhapatnam district has alreadyordered a probe into the tragedy.
A major fire broke out in one of the hangars at the Old Begumpet Airport around midnight in which the aircraft and a helicopter of the state government were destroyed.
According to sources, the fire erupted allegedly after three explosions, resulting in huge flames.

"Exact cause of the fire was under investigation," assistant district fire officer said.
Remarkably, the airport is mostly used for landing of VIP planes.


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