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'A part of our ceiling's come down, and our equipment is everywhere!' Dramatic audio from air traffic control tower describes chaos caused by Alaska earthquake as FedEx plane was told to go around before landing

Dramatic audio from the air traffic control tower at an Alaska airport during Friday morning’s earthquake describes how one FedEx cargo plane was forced to circle in the air as it approached the runway to land. FedEx Flight 49 departed Indianapolis and was scheduled to land at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport just before 9am on Friday. As the Boeing 777 plane approached the destination, a massive 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the largest city in Alaska, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The chaos that ensued at the airport apparently forced FedEx 49 to fly in a circle once more before landing as the air traffic control tower was grappling with the quake. Source


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