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FAA Suspends Air Traffic Controller For Watching Movie On The Job

Sleeping Air Traffic Control

First Posted: 04/19/11 10:12 AM ET Updated: 06/19/11 06:12 AM ET

AOL Travel News:

Apparently sleeping on the job isn't the only problem the FAA has to deal with. Last week, a slew of air traffic controllers were fired for falling asleep on the job. On Thursday, a senior FAA official resigned in the wake of the scandal. Now comes news that an air traffic controller was watching a movie while on the job.

The New York Post reports that a Cleveland-area air traffic controller was watching the 2007 Samuel L. Jackson movie "Cleaner" while working at a regional radar center early Sunday morning.

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Filed by Kate Auletta  |