Smoke in elevator shaft in Newark airport tower
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities have evacuated the control tower at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport because of a report of smoke in the elevator shaft.
Federal Aviation Administration deputy assistant administrator Laura Brown says air controllers are managing air traffic at an alternate site.
The FAA has issued a ground stop, causing delays for flights leaving and landing at Newark airport.
No additional details were immediately available.
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