Incident at Belgrade Airport

Air bridge collapses at Nikola Tesla Airport
At 08.00 on Saturday morning an air bridge at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport’s terminal 2 collapsed, injuring one employee. Before the collapse, the air bridge was out of function and was being repaired, the "Blic" daily reports. “Early in the morning supervisors uncovered that the air bridge was not functioning properly and a repairman was called. While he was repairing, the air bridge collapsed”, Katarina Bjelanović, the airport’s spokeswomen said. The repairman has suffered injuries to the head, chest and legs, however, he is not in a life threatening condition. No flights were affected by the incident. The Spanish manufacturer of the air bridges has been informed about the incident as well as the Serbian Civil Aviation Agency.

Meanwhile, Belgrade Airport recorded a 12.8% passenger increase in March when compared to the same month last year. The airport handled 188.826 passengers. In the first 3 months of 2011, 530.371 passengers have used the airport.


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