Tourist on panic as newly opened China Glass Walkway cracked.
Yuntai Mountain, Henan Province China. A 68 meter long glass walkway was just opened last September this year. A lot of tourist went and experienced to walk the challenge of the walkway which is a 1000 meters above the sea level. At around 5 oclock in the afternoon Monday, a part section the glass walkway caused the tourist terrified when it cracked under one of the tourist feet.
A tourist whos named Lee Dong Hai posted a video on Weibo stating “I was almost at the end and suddenly I heard a sound. My foot shook a little. I looked down and I saw that there was a crack in the floor.” “A lot of people started to scream,”he added. He also wrote “I screamed out, ‘It cracked! It really cracked!’ and then I pushed the people in front of me so that we could run out of the way.”
According to the spokesperson of tourism bureau, they told the People’s Daily Online, that the cracked was caused by a steel mug being dropped by one of the tourist on the walkway, that the glass walkway has three layers and only one layer of it has broke saying that its not a danger to tourist at all. The walkway is now temporary closed.
Glass Walkways, sky-walks are now becoming popular in the country, another glass sky-walk is about to open in one of the cliff of Tian Sheng San Qiao Xiannushan town. It will be open to public early of October this year.