‘I think The Walking Dead started like this’: Twitter reacts to Atlanta airport shutdown

A flight parked at the airport lets passengers off by ladder. (Rick Crotts - Rickie.Crotts@AJC.com)

A flight parked at the airport lets passengers off by ladder. (Rick Crotts - Rickie.Crotts@AJC.com)

A power outage was reported at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport around 1 p.m. Sunday. Reports from the scene describe a swirling mass of people trying to get cellphone signals in a darkening airport.Online, people began posting photos and video they said were taken on the scene.

There were many, many people who reported being stuck when the world’s busiest airport shut down for hours. 

Other people reacted with a skepticism of Atlanta infrastructure, especially this year.

And of course, there were jokes.

For more information, check out the rest of the AJC’s coverage of the power loss.

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