200 cases in three years - aerobridge glass panel crumbles | kolkata news - times of india - polycarbonate sheet
Kolkata: on Wednesday morning, another glass panel in the Kolkata airport complex terminal was broken, raising new concerns about safety and concerns about the failure to identify the cause.
Since its launch in 2013, more than 200 tempered glass has been broken at the airport. Around 9.
30 am, one of the glass panels of Aerobridge No.
Earlier the broken 21st earth collapsed, leaving a huge 5 x 12ft hole on the wall.
The facility is closed to avoid 15-
The foot fell onto the concrete apron floor.
"At the time of the incident, there were no passengers in aerobridge.
"We closed the gap with polycarbonate tablets and resumed aerobic exercise at noon," said airport director Atul Dixit . ".
While broken panels do not cause damage when they are broken down into small pieces, they cause accidents.
Earlier this year, an indigo ground worker tripped over the concrete and was injured when he saw a glass panel cracked and panicked.
Last year, a CISF jawan died in the same broken condition of the glass floor, replaced by a piece of polycarbonate sheet that yielded under his weight, and he plunged into death.
Although the reason for crushing has not been found (
Chennai airport also has problems)
Agency officials working at the airport said the Airport Authority of India (AAI)
Once the glass is broken, the panel is inadvertently replaced.
"AAI waits for the glass to break and fall instead of actively replacing it after blocking the area," an airline official said . ".
The terminal has 40,000 tempered glass panels.
The airport director said there was no problem replacing the fresh glass panels of broken glass.
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