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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Operations Back To Normal Following Lockdown

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A Delta Air Lines Inc. jet takes off at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010. Delta Air Lines Inc., the world's largest carrier, reported a wider fourth-quarter loss than analysts estimated as revenue fell. Photographer: Chris Rank/Bloomberg via Getty Images | Getty

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta airport officials say operations are back to normal after an unknown mechanical issue led to a lockdown.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport spokesman Reese McCranie told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that a technical glitch triggered a false alarm Monday afternoon.

Officials have said the glitch led to the airport's underground train and three security checkpoints to being locked down for about 20 minutes.

Additional information on the mechanical malfunction wasn't immediately available.

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