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STOLEN TWO-THIRDS OF A CHINESE AIRPORT LIGHT BEACONS
SHANTOU, CHINA, Chinese airport of Shantou, in Guandong province, experienced a very particular and dangerous theft: 69 landing light beacons (two-thirds of the ones on the runway) have been taken away from the head of the runway. It took about $50.000 and 12 hours (in which the airport was closed to air traffic) to restore airport's working.
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency