The authorities responsible for aviation and national airports revealed that the blackout that occurred, on Sunday, on the runway of the Americas International Airport (AILA) was “sabotage” as it was cut off in a “intended and planned” way. The electrical wiring of the circuit that powers the lighting system.
The Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation (IDAC), the Airport Administration (DA), the agencies specializing in airport and civil aviation security (Cesac) and the Dominican airports Siglo XXI (Aerodom), indicated that the cable cutoff was the cause of the instantaneous interruption of runway lighting service.
In this sense, he said that the Dominican Aviation System immediately activated a “protocol” for events like this, and that through it it was possible to re-establish airport operations.
On the other hand, he said that they are investigating to identify the intellectual and material actors of the event.
“The investigation of the event is carried out by the competent authorities, which are working to identify the intellectual and material authors of this dangerous event, who will be brought to justice in a timely manner in order to gain the weight of the law,” according to the joint statement. statement.
In addition, they reported that all airport operations at present are operating normally and airlines attended to the affected passengers on time, and those who were unable to do so were also transported on Sunday night due to power outages.
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