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Minor elevator incident at Soekarno-Hatta caused by faulty gearbox

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, June 17, 2017 | 12:04 pm
Minor elevator incident at Soekarno-Hatta caused by faulty gearbox The interior of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. (Shutterstock/File)

Management at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport has clarified reports regarding recent technical issues at Terminal 2D.

Agus Haryadi, the head of the corporate and legal division at state-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura II, said an elevator at the terminal malfunctioned because of a faulty gearbox.

“The elevator didn’t fall or collapse like what has been reported by online media,” Agus said.

Read also: What you need to know about the Soekarno-Hatta airport train

When the gearbox malfunctioned, the elevator traveling from the first to the second floor stopped immediately. 

“Our technicians have already checked the elevator and the cables aren’t broken,” he added.

Agus has apologized for the inconvenience.

“Currently the elevator is out of service until further examinations can take place,” he said. (kes)



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