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Radar Down

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Radar Down

Radar Down

Radar Down

Only Available in Archive Formats.

An FAA radar computer system failed today, forcing air traffic controllers to ground hundreds of flights heading into California and Las Vegas. As NPR's Chris Arnold reports, the FAA stopped all flights coming into the region after the computer system failed for a second time. The breakdown was the result of a computer software upgrade Wednesday night.