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04/14/2011 11:24 am ET | Updated Jun 14, 2011

Hank Krakowski, FAA Official, Resigns Over Sleeping Air Traffic Controllers

In the wake of yet another case this week of an air traffic controller asleep on the job, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) official in charge of operating the nation's air traffic control system has resigned.

In a statement on the FAA's website, FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt says he met today with the official, Hank Krakowski, head of the FAA's Air Traffic Organization, and accepted his resignation.

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