Drowsy air traffic controller raises safety concerns
Debate escalates over staffing of the lonely, late-night shifts when flights dwindle to a trickle.
By Julie Johnsson, Tribune reporter
Fatigued from working his fourth straight night shift, a control tower supervisor nodded off on the job early Wednesday, leaving nobody at Washington’s Reagan National Airport to monitor incoming aircraft for nearly half an hour.
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