After Reno Air Controller Sleeps Through Landing, Official Vows, 'We Will Not Sleep' Until Safety Is Guaranteed

For the third time in less than two months, an air traffic controller has been caught sleeping on the job -- this time while a plane carrying a critically ill patient was trying to land at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport in Nevada. "Can't seem to get a hold of the tower here," the pilot of the LifeGuard flight says in an audiotape recording. "We will circle some more. We've got a pretty sick patient. We may have to just land." The controller at the Reno-Tahoe airport is believed to have...Full Story
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