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< Special Session for Lawmakers in Olympia
Apr 26, 2011 14:45
Category: General News

Third Air Traffic Controller Fired

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration says The agency says the controller assigned to Seattle's Boeing Field was fired yesterday for sleeping on duty on April 11 and Jan. 6. The FAA has been beset recently with incidents involving air controllers, including an aborted landing of a plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden. Since March, five sleeping-on-the-job incidents in air towers have surfaced.