Grounded by the Ashes of Eyjafjallajokull

By David Schoetz

Apr 15, 2010 6:52pm

 
Tonight, Nick Watt has a look at the aviation chaos caused by the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland. The cloud of ash, rock and debris, reaching nearly seven miles into the sky, forced no-fly policies across several of Europe's busiest hubs, including London's Heathrow Airport. The potentially dangerous conditions also caused several pilots to turn around mid-flight. It remains unclear how long the eruption will last. Click HERE for a slideshow of incredible images from the sky. Will embed the segment in the morning. For now, here's the "GMA" report from this morning.

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