A statement earlier this week from NATCA -- saying the
FAA's decision to cut staffing at TRACONS and shift approach
control duties to Indy center may have contributed to two crashes
-- has been called into question by the FAA.
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Source: FAA Great Lakes Region spokesman Tony
Molinaro in response to NATCA claims that two deadly crashes
resulted from the FAA's decision to shift approach control
responsibilities to center controllers who shouldn't divide
attention between enroute and approach traffic.