Edinburgh Airport launches investigation after roof blows off
May 23 2011
An investigation has begun into why a portion of cladding became detached from the south east pier of the terminal building during the gusts.
Eyewitnesses , including stranded passenger Alex Perryman, who tweeted: “Roof blown off. Roads and rail closed. May be here for a while. Apocalypse a little late. On the plus side, we have fudge.”
Designed by Halcrow the £19m south east pier was opened on December 1 2006 by BAA to meet a projected increase in passenger numbers.
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