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Damage At Lambert Airport Changes Plans For Solar Impulse

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NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO. (KTVI) - Damage done by Friday’s storm, has caused a change in plans for the stopover of the Solar Impulse aircraft poised stop in St. Louis Monday.  Some of hangers and buildings were damaged at Lambert Airport, making many of the structures uninhabitable, because of roof and structural damage.

The storm damaged the airport's primary maintenance, auto shop facilities and its remote parking lot.

The hanger that was supposed to house the Solar Impulse aircraft, a high tech solar powered plane, has been deemed unusable.

The aircraft will now use its portable inflatable hanger.