ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives from current news,
though we reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have
a bearing on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
As a former airline pilot, I am personally outraged that
this controller did not meet his responsibility to help land these
two airplanes. Fortunately, at no point was either plane out of
radar contact and our back-up system kicked in to ensure the safe
landing of both airplanes." Source: FAA Administrator
Randy Babbitt, in a statement concerning a controller who fell
asleep on duty at Washington Reagan National Airport.