Aerobridge pintu A2 runtuh

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PUTRAJAYA: Satu daripada ‘aerobridge’ yang menjadi laluan penghubung memasuki pesawat di Pintu A2, Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Kuala Lumpur (KLIA), Sepang, dekat sini runtuh, semalam.

Pengurus Besar Kanan (Operasi) Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB), Datuk Azmi Murad berkata, kejadian berlaku kira-kira jam 5.55 petang ketika ‘aerobrige’ terbabit sedang diselenggara.


“Akibat kejadian itu, dua daripada tiga sambungan aerobridge di Pintu A2 terjatuh dan rosak teruk.

“Bagaimanapun, tiada kemalangan jiwa dilaporkan kerana aerobridge itu sudah ditutup sejak jam 3 petang untuk kerja penyelenggaraan biasa.


“Kami masih menyiasat kejadian itu untuk mengetahui punca dan jumlah kerugian sebenar,” katanya ketika dihubungi, di sini, malam tadi.


Berikutan itu Azmi meminta supaya orang ramai tidak panik kerana kerosakan aerobridge di Pintu A2 itu tidak menjejaskan operasi dan jadual penerbangan di KLIA.

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Aerobridge stretch near KLIA collapses

SEPANG: An aerobridge collapsed at a stretch between the Kuala Lumpur Internatio­nal Airport terminal and the satellite building during regular maintenance work.

No one was injured while flights were not affected by the 6pm incident yesterday, said Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAB) senior general manager for operations Datuk Azmi Murad.

“We are investigating the incident,” Azmi said, adding that the aerobridge at gate A2 had been closed for maintenance work to be carried out, which started at 3pm.

Azmi said the incident happened during the replacement of the aerobridge’s tunnel roller.

“There will be no shortage of parking bays for the airlines due to the temporary closure of gate A2,” he added.

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