5/24/2004

An inquiry is to begin today after the roof of a terminal at Paris' Charles de Gaulle-Roissy airport collapsed, killing four people. The ultra-modern terminal, which cost $890 million, was opened less than a year ago after several delays that were prompted by safety issues, and airport authorities said it may be torn down. Shares of two French contractors involved in the terminal's construction opened lower on Monday in what one analyst termed a "knee-jerk reaction."

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