The passengers and staff at Lucknow airport had a close shave after a portion of wall decor fell off today morning, news agency ANI reported. No injuries have been reported so far.
One of the passengers, Narendra Dubey, who escaped unhurt, said, "I was just a few inches away when the decoration from the wall fell off. I got lucky or could have died today."
"My appeal to the authorities is, please do your work properly and don't play with our lives," he added.
Lucknow airport is an international airport in Uttar Pradesh. It was earlier called Amausi Airport but was renamed as Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport after the fifth Prime Minister of India in 2008.
The airport has three terminals and a third one was announced last year by Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu. This new terminal will be able to have a capacity of 24.6 million passengers.
The airport was given Airport Authority of India's "Best Airport" award in July 2013 along with Jodhpur Airport.
In 2018, Lucknow Airport was awarded the best airport in the category "Best Airport by size and region by the Airports Council International.
(With Inputs From ANI)
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