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ATC dies at PLW after tower collapses

Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:54 am
by aemoreira1981
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-29/e ... d/10321204

Even though the tower was collapsing, the 21-year old departure controller stayed to ensure that a Batik Air A320 took off safely. He then jumped out of the collapsing tower. A helicopter was being sent to retrieve him, but the controller was dead before the chopper got there.

Re: ATC dies at PLW after tower collapses

Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:55 am
by Etheereal
An avoidable death..

Re: ATC dies at PLW after tower collapses

Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:02 am
by GalaxyFlyer
Too true, planes can fly perfectly fine without controllers.

GF

Re: ATC dies at PLW after tower collapses

Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:21 am
by itisi
Very sad.....

Re: ATC dies at PLW after tower collapses

Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:56 am
by SQ22
Topic is already discussed here:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1404995