Lonely Planet Writer

Intoxicated air traffic controller found passed out on the job

An air traffic controller at Springdale Municipal Airport in Arkansas was found passed out on the floor of the control tower on Thursday while he was on duty.

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Air-traffic controller discovered drunk on the job. Image by fsse8info / CC BY-SA 2.0

He later failed sobriety tests. The controller was discovered by a colleague asleep in his chair with his shirt off. He is being held in Springdale jail. Read more: travelmole.com