The fire was put out after a day but it is certain that it caused significant damage to the hull. The fire killed 3 sailors trapped in the cockpit, and another 12 seriously injured were being taken to hospital. Black marks are now visible from the rear deck, as opposed to the paint gray. The new Type 0-75 was launched on 25 September and is currently in service prior to sea trials.
The incident is clearly bad news for the PLAN. However, while the flares would obviously slow down the ship’s installation of equipment and weapons, external indications suggest that things have been resolved quickly.
According to initial estimates, the cause could be due to technical errors that caused the engine compartment to catch fire, so the 3 main crew members who could not run in time died.
It was the first Chinese aircraft carrier to catch fire, a rare sight in the world. bring great economic and human damage to China.
Satellite images showed hull parts of another ship, built in drydock, ready. So the shipyard will definitely want to get this second airport lander into the water as soon as possible, regardless of the incident with its sister ship. According to Forbes expert H.I Sutton, the ship on the dock appeared to be a destroyer.