One dead in fire on Russia's sole aircraft carrier

One dead in fire on Russia's sole aircraft carrier

A naval serviceman died and an officer was missing Thursday after Russia’s only aircraft carrier caught fire in an Arctic shipyard, the latest accident to raise concern over the future of the navy flagship. Russian news agencies quoted the Zvezdochka shipyard as saying the fire started during wielding operations in an engine room of the Admiral Kuznetsov, and investigators have launched a probe into possible construction violations. “A Northern Fleet serviceman died during works to put out the source of smoke,” the fleet said in a statement to AFP.

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