Vacationers are seeing delays after an influence outage at Pittsburgh Worldwide Airport – WPXI

MOON TOWNSHIP, PA. – Travelers at Pittsburgh International Airport see delays at the security checkpoint after a power outage early Friday morning.

Channel 11’s Alyssa Raymond is following this LIVE on Channel 11’s Morning News – on TV and on our streaming apps.

Power went off just after 4:30 a.m. and was not fully restored for about 30 minutes.

During the outage, computers at the security checkpoint were affected and the transport security administration was unable to verify anyone.

A number of travelers quickly started building and the delays continue.

In addition to the delays caused by the blackout, American Airlines and JetBlue experienced a brief system-wide outage that affected airports across the country.

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UPDATE: TSA is guiding people through the security checkpoint again after the power failure at @PITairport around 4:30 a.m. this morning. Line at checkpoint bc TSA didn’t go through people for a period of about 25 minutes @WPXI

– Alyssa Raymond (@AlyssaRaymond) May 21, 2021

BREAKING: @PITairport what’s going on ?! In the middle of my live recording at 4:35 a.m., all the lights went out at the airport. They are still not fully operational again. Line structure at the security checkpoint. @WPXI

– Alyssa Raymond (@AlyssaRaymond) May 21, 2021

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