Video Showing Flooded Mexico Airport Back As Mumbai | BOOM
Connect with us

Video Showing Flooded Mexico Airport Back As Mumbai

Video Showing Flooded Mexico Airport Back As Mumbai

Since 2017 the same video from Mexico has been shared as Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Houston airport during heavy rains.

We are glad to bring you this fact check. If you are happy with our mission to keep the internet safe of disinformation, do support us by clicking on the link

(BOOM is now available across social media platforms. For quality fact check stories, subscribe to our Telegram and WhatsApp channels. You can also follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin .)

Claim

This is the tarmac at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport after consecutive days of heavy rainfall.

Fact

The 26-second video shows a flooded tarmac with taxied planes and airport staff wading in shin deep waters around the planes. The logo of Air France is clearly visible on one of the tails of the aircraft. The video was shot on August 31, 2017, when the Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico was shut down for over five hours due to heavy rainfall. BOOM had previously fact checked the same claim in July 2018. The clip can be found on YouTube as Houston airport after Hurrican Harvey, Hyderabad airport and Bangalore airport.

 To read more click here

Claim

This is the tarmac at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport after consecutive days of heavy rainfall.

Fact

The 26-second video shows a flooded tarmac with taxied planes and airport staff wading in shin deep waters around the planes. The logo of Air France is clearly visible on one of the tails of the aircraft. The video was shot on August 31, 2017, when the Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico was shut down for over five hours due to heavy rainfall. BOOM had previously fact checked the same claim in July 2018. The clip can be found on YouTube as Houston airport after Hurrican Harvey, Hyderabad airport and Bangalore airport.

  To read more click here

Get facts on the go. Lightning fast debunking with the accuracy of our in-depth fact-checking.


Continue Reading
mm

Anmol Alphonso is a fact-checker with BOOM. He has previously interned at IndiaSpend as a fact-checker and was a reporting intern at Times of India, Indian Express, and Mid-Day. He is a post-graduate diploma holder in journalism from St Paul’s Institute of Communication Education, Mumbai.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

To Top