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In Sheremetyevo, a mobile power station for aircraft charging caught fire

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At the mobile electric charging station for aircraft at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, a short circuit occurred, followed by a fire, as reported by emergency services.

In Sheremetyevo, a mobile power station for aircraft charging caught fire
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At Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, a ground power source caught fire - a mobile station for charging aircraft. To date, the smoke has been eliminated. The airport is operating normally.

According to emergency services, a short circuit occurred in the parking lot of aircraft maintenance equipment while charging on-board batteries in a mobile station, followed by a fire. As a result of the emergency, the aircraft were not damaged. There were no casualties.

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Such on-board battery chargers are used when the aircraft is on the ground and its engines are switched off.

A ground power source is needed during the maintenance of the onboard network, as it can connect the light and electrical tools necessary for the repair of the vessel.

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