A Flood Watch and a Winter Storm Watch are out for the entire region late Tuesday through early Thursday. Heavy rain develops Tuesday night into Wednesday morning and may put down 1”-3” in some areas. We are looking at the possibility of significant snow and sleet from late Wednesday through early Thursday.
A new report says under staffing of air traffic controllers was a common problem across the country in the months before Comair flight 5191 crashed.
According to the Louisville Courier-Journal, federal investigators also say around one in ten airports, similar in size to Blue Grass Airport, failed to staff enough controllers during the overnight shift.
When flight 5191 crashed last August, only one controller was on duty. FAA guidelines require two.
Comair is suing the FAA for negligence in the crash based partly on that rule.