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Sydney airport officials on Friday scrambled to clear thousands of stranded passengers after a three-hour power failure at a domestic terminal affected check-in and security screening, prompting carriers to cancel some flights. 

Passengers wait with their luggage after a power outage at the T2 domestic terminal at Sydney airport on Friday. (EPA photo)

Power failed at the T2 domestic terminal on Friday morning and has since been fully restored, the airfield operator said in a statement on its website. Thirty four plane arrivals and 36 departures were canceled, according to Australia's biggest airport.

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