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By Tim Hennagir
Managing Editor 

Storm Damages Five Hangars At Crystal

NOTAMs Issued; Airport Affected By Power Outage, Debris

 

Five hangars were damaged Wednesday, May 11, at the Metropolitan Airport Commission's Crystal Airport after powerful spring storms plowed through the area.

Airport Manager Mike Wilson said he received a call about 8:30 p.m. reporting a roof had blown off of a hangar. "Our initial call for closure came at 8:45 p.m. and we decided an hour later to close the airport overnight because of the lights being out," Wilson said, adding he had received a call from the tower informed him power was out at the entire airport

"We got all of the overnight debris cleaned up before 7 a.m. Thursday," he said...



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