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Dozens of BWI flights cancelled, delayed after fire grounds air traffic in Chicago
Dozens of BWI flights cancelled, delayed after fire grounds air traffic in Chicago

Dozens of flights have been cancelled or delayed at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Friday morning due to a grounding of air traffic in Chicago following a fire at a nearby radar facility. By nearly 9 p.m., there had been 38 flights cancelled and 142 flights delayed at BWI, according to flight tracker FlightAware.com. Police in Illinois have said the fire at the Federal Aviation Administration facility in Aurora, which grounded hundreds of flights at Chicago's O'Hare and Midway airport, was intentionally set but "is no terrorist act." A contract employee was found in the basement of the radar facility suffering from self-inflicted wounds, police said. He was taken to the...

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