Dallas Air Control System Faulted Managers and air traffic controllers in Dallas regularly covered up errors over a period of seven years, according to agency reports. The Inspector-General of the Transportation Department credits a whistleblower with bringing the deception to light. The report says managers relied on the word of controllers rather than checking radar tapes, which document aircraft positions.
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Dallas Air Control System Faulted

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Managers and air traffic controllers in Dallas regularly covered up errors over a period of seven years, according to agency reports. The Inspector-General of the Transportation Department credits a whistleblower with bringing the deception to light. The report says managers relied on the word of controllers rather than checking radar tapes, which document aircraft positions.