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Aircraft Depart on Closed Runway in Pittsburgh

A recent lightning strike at Pittsburgh International Airport knocked out lighting on Runway 28 Right. The lightning strike also damaged a visual aid used by the FAA controllers. This led to a hazardous situation where aircraft were departing on a runway where repair crews could have been working. Fortunately, no one was hurt but the FAA is investigating the error.

The news article is here:

http://www.timesonline.com/news/local_news/faa-investigating-flights-from-closed-pittsburgh-international-runway/article_7730331c-58f0-5861-8c05-754b04d99d4a.html