Yet another air traffic has fallen asleep on duty — this time in South Florida — marking the fifth time that aircraft in the air have been in danger because someone manning a radar screen was snoozing on the job.
The Federal Aviation Administration disclosed the incident at a Miami radar center and the agency said it is changing work schedules because the current system clearly is causing fatigue on the job.
The latest incident involved a controller at a regional facility that handles high-altitude air traffic.
The FAA claims the napping controller “did not miss any calls” and said there was “no impact” to flight operations.
But the problem continues.