Travelers moved to safety at North Texas airports
© 2011 The Associated Press
May 24, 2011, 9:41PM
DALLAS — Travelers and staff at the two major North Texas airports were moved to safety as the threat of tornadoes and large hail threatened the area.
Dallas Love Field spokesman Jose Torres says everyone in and around the airport terminal were moved to a basement beneath the terminal. That’s after high winds, lemon-size hail and radar signatures of a possibly forming tornado were observed. He said no one reported actually seeing a tornado at the airport.
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport spokesman David Magana (mah-GAHN’-yah) told KRLD-AM of Dallas and Fort Worth that people in DFW terminals and aboard planes at the gates were moved Tuesday to interior stairwells and restrooms. He said the airport may remain closed until Wednesday morning to allow crews to inspect the parked aircraft for hail damage.
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