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Spiders Swarm Air-Traffic Control, Delay Flights

Spiders Swarm Air-Traffic Control, Delay Flights
Posted August 7th, 2013 @ 6:41am by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Arachnophobes and people afraid of flying will be equally creeped out by this story: Air traffic controllers in charge of guiding flights into Kansas City International Airport had to flee their posts because of a spider infestation, the New York Daily News reports. Five flights were delayed for around 15 minutes each when the control room was evacuated and controllers were moved to a different part of the building after three of them suffered spider bites. Exterminators found a nest egg that had probably hatched under the controllers' desks, reports KSHB.

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