Kid Controller Controversy: Boy Directs JFK Air Traffic

JFK airport is one of the largest airports in the country, handling a thousand takeoffs and landings a day. But at approximately 8 pm on the evening of Feb. 16 a child was caught on tape in the control tower directing air traffic and giving instructions to pilots. "Jet Blue 171, clear for takeoff," the young boy said, according to audio recordings from LiveATC.net. The boy was speaking to Sacramento bound Airbus A320 that departed JFK airport at 7:56pm, according to flightstats.com, a...Full Story
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