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Flight into Rhinelander delayed due to broken power cableSubmitted: 05/20/2019
Flight into Rhinelander delayed due to broken power cable
Story By Rose McBride

RHINELANDER -
UPDATE: Passengers who were supposed to arrive in Rhinelander at 3:15 p.m. will be able to take a flight out of Minneapolis that will arrive late Monday evening. 

A broken underground power cable at the Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport delayed a flight set to arrive in Rhinelander from Minneapolis Monday afternoon. 

Around 1:30 p.m., workers noticed malfunctioning equipment in the weather station at the airport, which affects navigation. 


The flight was supposed to arrive at 3:15 p.m.

WPS crews came to help from Wausau. 

Airport Director Matthew Leitner says the problem should be fixed Monday between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.

The broken power cable has only delayed commercial flights. 


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