A computer glitch at a California air traffic control center disrupted flights in the United States for about an hour, authorities said.
Shortly after 2100 GMT, the US Federal Aviation Administration ordered the halting of departures from and to the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and all other airports in southern California.
"The FAA's Los Angeles Center air traffic control facility experienced technical issues and stopped accepting additional flights into the airspace managed by the facility for about an hour," the FAA said in a statement.
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