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Old 11-08-2018, 12:40 AM   #1  
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Default Las Vegas Controller Impaired

Only one controller in the tower tonight, and she was clearly impaired, giving weird clearances, confusing instructions, making numerous mistakes about aircraft position on the airport, etc.

Anyone else there tonight hear it? I’ll be curious to see if there are any news articles tomorrow.

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Only one controller in the tower tonight, and she was clearly impaired, giving weird clearances, confusing instructions, making numerous mistakes about aircraft position on the airport, etc.

Anyone else there tonight hear it? I’ll be curious to see if there are any news articles tomorrow.
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At first, I just thought “Pfft!! She just has a bad mic connection.”

But the slurred words?

Wow.
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http://archive-server.liveatc.net/kl...2B3sl6O-qkcjsk

Something going on. Might be a medical issue, or just tired, vice the obvious alternative.
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I’m no expert but my impression was maybe the onset of a stroke. Hoping she got help to whatever it was.
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I’m no expert but my impression was maybe the onset of a stroke. Hoping she got help to whatever it was.
This is Vegas. So with all the buffets and alcohol, it could be either....or both!
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Wow. Definitely sounded like a medical issue to me, but who knows. Hopefully she got some help sooner rather than later.

I'm also shocked that this hasn't made the news by now.
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Thanks for finding that rick, it was nice to be able to listen to it again in a different setting. Definitely seems like something medical since it came on so fast and hope she turns out to be okay.
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