Turkish first aircraft carrier on fire VIDEO

Fire erupted on board of Turkish first aircraft carrier TCG ANADOLU (L-408), which is under construction in dry dock at Sedef Shipyard, Tuzla, Turkey, late at night Apr 29 or early in the morning Apr 30. Fire said to occur inside ship’s bow compartments. As of morning Apr 30, firefighting was still continuing.
Turkish Navy TCG Anadolu (L-408) amphibious assault ship (LHD) / light aircraft carrier, displacement around 26000 tons, up to 12 F-35Bs and 12 helicopters in “light aircraft carrier” configuration, keel laid 2018, to be launched 2019, to be commissioned in 2021.



Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.