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October 1, 2012

Party Balloon Knocks Greek Air Traffic Radar Offline

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By: NYCAviation Staff
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Air traffic control radar. (Photo by Photodune)
Air traffic control radar. (Photo by Photodune)
Air traffic control radar responsible for airspace over Athens and Macedonia was knocked offline for an hour when a child’s helium-filled balloon floated into power lines and cut power to the facility. [AFP via Raw Story]