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Los Angeles Air Traffic Control Computer Failure

Los Angeles Air Traffic Control Shut Down Due to Computer Failure

By Magaña Cathcart McCarthy |

A U-2 spy plane flying over Los Angeles airspace last week confused the computers responsible for primary air traffic control in the region, requiring the system to be shut down. The problem occurred because the U-2 flies under Visual Flight Rules at 60,000 feet, while most aircraft fly under Instrument Flight Rules above 18,000… Read More »

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