As Tornadoes Closed In, Air Traffic Controllers Stayed At Their Stations

As Tornadoes Closed In, Air Traffic Controllers Stayed At Their Stations

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tornado photo by NOAAAfter all the attention given to air traffic controllers caught sleeping on the job in recent months, it only seems fair to point to controllers at the Atlanta Air Route Traffic Control Center in Hampton, Ga., who stayed at their work stations on April 27 to guide planes around tornadoes, even though the twisters were headed right at them and at the homes of their families.

(READ the story at NPR News)

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