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Air Traffic Controller Suspended For Letting Son Talk To Pilots From Tower

Posted: March 4, 2010 at 8:49 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Did an air traffic controller go too far when he let his son speak to a pilot from the control tower of a New York airport? The incident is being investigated by government safety experts, who say the child talked with at least five pilots preparing for departure. Here’s one exchange: