London Airspace Left Incapacitated After Computer Failure

On Dec. 12, 2014, all London airspace was closed because of a computer failure, and no flights would be accepted in or out of London until 7 p.m (GMT). The closure of the airspace affected the third busiest airport in the world; London Heathrow, along with London City, Luton, Stansted and Gatwick. The failure of the computer affected the air traffic control center in Swanwick. The control center controls all the routes in England and Wales. The centre is called…