Sleeping On The Job

Called the most stessful job in the world, according to a 2006 story on Discovery , a job where “one mistake, one moment of forgetfulness, one slip of the tongue can mean disaster”.

Why is one traffic control on at night? Why are they always falling asleep lately.

Head of FAA’s Air Traffic Quits After Another Controller Sleeps on the Job
RNO Air Traffic Controller falls asleep; An Air Ambulance Unassisted Landing

FAA ends single-controller overnight shifts after alleged sleeping incident at Nevada airport

The training and qualifications in Europe and the US do not seem to be on par with each other either.

Air traffic control in Europe


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