A Qatar Airways Airbus A321 aircraft positioned at a remote stand experienced a fire whilst under maintenance at Hamad International Airport (HIA) at 6.50am on Friday. Qatar Airways reported through a statement that the fire inside the cabin was promptly contained and extinguished.
Though there were some damages to the aircraft but no injuries to anyone. A full investigation is being conducted by the local authorities to establish the cause. The operations at HIA was not affected and is running as normal.