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Old 13th Nov 2018, 09:04
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Originally Posted by Airbubba View Post
Rumor on ATC forum sites is that this was an EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
So if it was in fact an EAP issue, there was some history prior to the fateful night, and it wasn't just some "out of the blue" medical event.
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Old 13th Nov 2018, 16:19
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Originally Posted by thcrozier View Post
https://forums.liveatc.net/index.php...0;attach=10143

she seems to be laughing and later on crying at inappropriate times. Those are also symptoms of a stroke or TIA.

Do you have a source for that?
Save precious time - know and respond quickly to the warning signs of stroke:

Most of us have headaches or clumsy spells now and then. But the symptoms of stroke will seem unusual and come on suddenly. Call 911 if you or someone you’re with notices these unexplained, sudden warning signs:
  1. A feeling of numbness or weakness in your face, arm, or leg (You might notice it on one side more than the other.)
  2. Vision problems in one or both eyes
  3. Dizziness or loss of balance; difficulty walking
  4. Confusion
  5. Problems speaking or understanding what other people are saying
  6. Severe headaches without warning or explanation
Women may have the same symptoms as men, but they’ve also reported a few others. These symptoms also happen suddenly and unexpectedly:
  1. Pains in the face or legs
  2. Hiccups
  3. Nausea
  4. Feeling weak all over
  5. Chest pain
  6. Shortness of breath
  7. Rapid heart b
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Old 13th Nov 2018, 17:08
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Apparently not a stroke. And yes, she was fired.

https://www.reddit.com/r/airtraffic/comments/9vu5zo/las_tower_update/
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Old 13th Nov 2018, 18:52
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Originally Posted by aphexau View Post
Apparently not a stroke. And yes, she was fired.

https://www.reddit.com/r/airtraffic/..._tower_update/
There was quite a bit more information about the alleged situation and the FAA security bulletin on the heavily moderated subreddit a few hours ago.

Also, some relevant moderated discussion at pointsixtyfive.com

My guess, the FAA will go quiet, call this a private personnel matter and hope the media and NTSB don't pursue it further.
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Old 13th Nov 2018, 20:58
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Cool

My guess, the FAA will go quiet, call this a private personnel matter and hope the media and NTSB don't pursue it further.

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas
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Old 14th Nov 2018, 21:33
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Unhappy

Originally Posted by Dog Star View Post
My guess, the FAA will go quiet, call this a private personnel matter and hope the media and NTSB don't pursue it further.

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas
One more of the thousands of reasons to avoid Vegas .
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Old 15th Nov 2018, 01:47
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Originally Posted by Airbubba View Post

My guess, the FAA will go quiet, call this a private personnel matter and hope the media and NTSB don't pursue it further.
Or, the federal assistant attorney general. Lack of enforcement constitutes corruption.
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