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BWI Controller Struck By Lightning Prompts FAA To Examine Airport Towers

A lightning strike that injured an air traffic controller at Baltimore’s main airport has exposed a potential vulnerability at airport towers during storms and is prompting Federal Aviation Administration officials to inspect hundreds of towers nationwide, The Associated Press has learned.

02/06/2014

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Lightning Strike Grounds BWI Flights For Hours, Injures Air Traffic Controller

A lightning bolt strikes the air traffic control tower at BWI–injuring an employee and grounding planes for hours.

09/12/2013

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Maryland Soldiers Help Iraq Air Traffic

As thousands of soldiers return home from Iraq, a group of Marylanders prepares to go back.

09/22/2011

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Napolitano Applauds Review Of Air Traffic Safety

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says she doesn’t believe a spate of problems with air traffic control is exposing a potential vulnerability for terrorists.

04/20/2011