Airport blaze blamed on neglect, unqualified staff

PHOTO | NATION A fire at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on August 7, 2013.

What you need to know:

  • Senior KAA officials allegedly shelved a proposal to have the fire engines on the airside
  • Engineers from Kenya Power found that there was no electricity fault but indicated that maintenance was very poor

Negligence and incompetence on the part of Kenya Airports Authority could have caused Jomo Kenyatta airport fire, preliminary investigation reports indicate.

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