Transportation

Flights delayed after overnight power outage at Reagan National

Dozens of flights out of Reagan National Airport in suburban Washington, D.C., were delayed due to a power outage late Wednesday night.

NBC News Washington reported that a Dominion Energy issue led to the outage, which impacted mechanical systems and caused delays in the boarding and deplaning process. Air traffic control was also affected by the outage.

ABC also reported that two flights were canceled as a result of the outage, which took place just before 10 p.m.

Power was restored roughly two hours later.

Several travelers shared photos on social media of the airport in the darkness and stalled luggage conveyer belts.

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