The FAA has made improvements to the En-Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) air traffic system after a U.S. Air Force U-2S surveillance aircraft, transiting through Southern California airspace at high altitude, triggered a computer shutdown and forced a temporary ground stop at Los Angeles International (LAX) airport. The incident, which occurred shortly after 3 pm Pacific on April 30, caused the cancellation of around 50 flights outbound and inbound to LAX as well as delaying a further ...

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