What you need to know about the FAA computer outage
- Normal air traffic operations were resuming across the U.S. on Wednesday, the Federal Aviation Administration said, after an overnight computer outage grounded thousands of flights.
- The FAA said its Notice to Air Missions system, or NOTAM, which contains information essential to workers involved in flight operation, had "failed."
- A corrupted and damaged database file in the system was blamed for the stoppage, the FAA said.
- More than 1,300 flights were canceled Wednesday and 10,000 were delayed Wednesday.