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Explosion Causes Delays At IAH!  
User currently offlineDanild From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 122 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2066 times:

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Happening right now... some explosions have left some parts of the IAH airport without power... anyone in the airport to share their experience???


Danild
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User currently offlineIAD51FL From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 349 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1850 times:

May want to add "Transformer" to your title to clarify a little more. A power transformer blew about 5:00pm causing power outages around the airport. CO2497 was taking off when it started, Capt advised saw a large blue arc, then alot of sparks. Apparantly its right at the end of the runway.

Chris



Enjoying the view of KIAH approach end of 27. 29.9758015, -95.2695694
User currently offlineCO777ER From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 691 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (6 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1711 times:

My family was at the airport when it happened. From what they have said, it was pure chaos. Also, i've heard that the explosion of the transformer made a "mini mushroom" cloud. (not a nuke, don't start the conspiracies.)

Anyways, the checkin for terminal C had little walking room, as there were thousands of people stuck in their waiting to get put on a standby list.


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