JFK airport weather related travel troubles

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    Jan 07, 2018 9:44 PM GMT
    I haven't seen or heard anything this bad since the Northeast blackout 2003, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northeast_blackout_of_2003

    I was in the air while the blackout was happening, emergency landed in Minneapolis, luggage was a complete nightmare...

    Now, JFK baggage claim flooded due to water main break, OMG, one disaster after the other, unprecedented perfect storm icon_eek.gif







    JFK chaos: Airport buckles under pressure of rescheduled flights, broken equipment and a collision on the tarmac, resulting in severe delays for passengers two days after Bomb Cyclone struck
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5242803/Two-planes-crash-JFK-airport.html



    Thousands of passengers are stranded at John F Kennedy airport following more than 6,000 flight cancellations or delays
    'People are sleeping on the ground, people are sitting on the ground. People have taken over wheelchairs....It's complete chaos,' one passenger said
    A 'bomb cyclone' hit the Eastern Seaboard with hurricane winds and blizzard conditions on Thursday and prompted the airport to close
    The airport has been plagued with multiple mishaps since it reopened Friday
    A China Southern plane clipped the right tail end of a Kuwait Airways airliner around 12am Saturday morning
    Both aircrafts, which were Boeing 777s, sustained damage; no one was injured
    On Friday, an American Airlines flight bound for Cancun turned around for an emergency landing after someone on board said they saw a wing was on fire





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    JFK Terminal Flooded Due to Water Main Break, Compounding Days of Chaos
    https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/BaggageApocolypse-at-JFK-as-Chaos-Extends-to-3rd-Day-Planes-Collide-Tarmac--468243493.html




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    Jan 07, 2018 10:08 PM GMT
    Ive never seen winter flooding like this before, I certainly don't miss those Midwest winters, frozen water pipes and all icon_eek.gif