Computer Glitch Strands Thousands at LAX Passengers on international flights through Los Angeles International Airport found themselves stranded on the tarmac Saturday for several hours because they were unable to be processed at customs. A computer glitch left about 18,000 passengers waiting for clearance.
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Computer Glitch Strands Thousands at LAX

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Computer Glitch Strands Thousands at LAX

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Passengers on international flights through Los Angeles International Airport found themselves stranded on the tarmac for several hours Saturday because they were unable to be processed at customs. A computer glitch left about 18,000 passengers waiting for clearance. Los Angeles Times reporter Ari Bloomekatz talks with Madeleine Brand.