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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Federal Aviation Administration cleared all airline traffic within 250 miles of Memphis on Tuesday, grounding an unknown number of flights around the country, because communications equipment had failed at the regional air-traffic control center there.
ATCSCC 083 DCC 09/25/2007 ZME ATC 0
MESSAGE: EXTENDS ADVZY065
ATTN ALL, ALL TRAFFIC TO AND THROUGH ZME IS GROUND STOPPED UNTIL
REROUTES CAN BE ISSUES. DUE TO FREQ OUTAGE, ZME IS NOW ATC0,
ANTICIPATE REROUTES AROUND ZME, TRAFFIC INTO ZME WILL BE STOPPED AND
OR REROUTED. WILL ADVISE AS REROUTES ARE INSTITUTED. FCA002 IS
PUBLIC AND CAN BE VIEWED TO FIND AFFECTED TRAFFIC.
EFFECTIVE TIME: 251835 - 252035
SIGNATURE: 07/09/25 18:34