Military takes over air traffic control in Spain
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03-12-2010, 08:07 PM
 
Military takes over air traffic control in Spain
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Passengers wait for news about their flights at the Barajas airport in Madrid.
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By HAROLD HECKLE and ALAN CLENDENNING, Associated Press Harold Heckle And Alan Clendenning, Associated Press

MADRID – Spain's military took control of the nation's airspace Friday night after air traffic controllers staged a massive sickout that stranded hundreds of thousands of travelers on the eve of a long holiday weekend, forcing the government to shut down Madrid's big international hub and seven other airports. (Continues)
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