FAA suspends 2nd air traffic supervisor

Mar 29, 2011 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: WKYC-TV Cleveland

An air traffic supervisor has been suspended as the result of an incident in central Florida over the weekend in which a Southwest Airlines jet and a small plane came too close together, putting both planes in danger, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday.

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Lance Winslow

Half Moon Bay, CA

#2 Mar 30, 2011
Suspended with pay, AKA vacation.
doofy

Fort Washington, MD

#3 Mar 30, 2011
Chocolate cupcakes will keep them awake! It works for me.
bob

Phoenix, AZ

#4 Mar 31, 2011
When was the last time the overpaid government fired anyone?
Baa

United States

#5 Apr 1, 2011
rarely would I defend a Supervisor but in this case a suspension is way outta line. He was using the tools available at the time, safety was NOT comprimised and all ended well. Job done, move on and focus on those not performing thier duties.

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