A major fire accident took place at AeroIndia 2019 show in Bangalore on February 23, 2019. Cause for the fire, is yet to be ascertained. 300 cars in the parking area have caught fire. Witnesses said that one of the cars caught fire, and the fire quickly engulfed the nearby cars. 40 fire engines and many fire-fighting staff are on the spot to bring the fire under control.
Organised by the Department of Defence Production, AeroIndia is a premier aircraft exhibition. The event takes place once in every two years. The event displays aircrafts from different parts of the world and opens up to defence business opportunities in Asia.
Department of Defence Production has conducted eleven AeroIndia shows till date.