The aviation authorities have launched an investigation after an airline was "unskilled" while they were at work during a busy shift at Las Vegas Airport on Wednesday night.
The female controller began to whack her words while communicating with 29 pilots both in the air and on the ground for about 40 minutes before losing consciousness.
"FAA is deeply concerned about the incident, thoroughly investigating what happened and taking immediate steps to modify its shift shift policy," said Federal Aviation Authority in a statement to KTNV.
No security events occurred during this event. The control unit is placed on administrative leave and limited from operating air traffic. "
The agency did not identify the controller, or indicate if a medical emergency or other problem led to her disability.
Another check was at work at the event but left the room for a break according to Las Vegas Review Journal permitted by FAA rules.
Aviation security record available managers on the Internet had difficulty understanding the controller, and discussed, among other things, something that was wrong, Associated Press reported. In some of the footage, she can
Finally, ask a male voice in the control room if she is in order.
Representative Dina Titus, member of the House Committe Committee on Aviation, described the incident as "deeply disturbing."
"The safety of travelers is of utmost importance and I will work with FAA and McCarran as this survey continues to unfold, "Titus said in a statement issued late Friday.
National air traffic controller boss Paul Rinaldi issued a statement of promising cooperation in the FAA survey "so all facts are known" and praised thousands of air traffic controllers in the United States