Glass Panel Shatters at Chennai Airport in India

Deccan Chronicle
January 27, 2014

Another glass panel cracked and shattered at the entrance of the new Chennai Airport domestic terminal in India on Jan. 21, bringing the number of such incidents to 13 since the commissioning of the airport last year, according to a Jan. 27 Deccan Chronicle report. No one was injured and no flights were delayed as a result of the incident.

A statement from Chennai airport’s assistant general manager Harbhajan Singh said the Airports Authority of India was investigating the technical reasons behind such incidents, according to the report. The AAI chairman said the increased incidents simply correlate to the increasing number of all-glass buildings, and ruled out poor quality.

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