But the air controllers at the 509th weren't the only ones who thought they saw an aircraft go down.
He was decorated for his combat service as a forward air controller.
That same month he dismissed the air controllers from their jobs because of a strike.
We want to give a legitimate voice to the air controller.
During this class you are required to direct an airborne forward air controller to an actual target.
Because of bad weather, the crew requested guidance from an air controller.
The police were informed about the incident via air controllers at 15:05.
That's the guy controlling it all, the forward air controller.
Then, the air controller directing these strikes was shot down by automatic weapons fire.
Of course there was no reason to think civilian air controllers knew anything about the naval incident.