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FAA Computer Glitch Causes Widespread Airline Delays 133

Posted by Soulskill
from the reports-confirm-toothpaste-was-not-involved dept.
seven of five writes with this excerpt from an Associated Press report: "A problem with the FAA system that collects airlines' flight plans caused widespread flight cancellations and delays nationwide Thursday. It was the second time in 15 months that a glitch in the flight plan system caused delays. The FAA said in a statement that it is having a problem processing flight plan information. 'We are investigating the cause of the problem,' the agency said. 'We are processing flight plans manually and expect some delays. We have radar coverage and communications with planes.'"
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FAA Computer Glitch Causes Widespread Airline Delays

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