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Two pilots asleep on the job during one of the most crucial parts of their flight. The pair in charge of a Boeing 737 that was from Khartoum, Sudan to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. The airliner at its cruising altitude of 37,000 feet (11,278 metres) and was due to its descent to Addis Ababa Bole Airport. Air traffic controllers at the airport were shocked when their flight radar showed the plane had its destination. The pilots woke up after the autopilot and the alarm . They quickly a loop of the skies above the airport and successfully the plane. None of the concerned crew or passengers on board were hurt.

An airline spokesperson a statement about the incident. She said: "We have a report which indicates the Ethiopian flight...temporarily lost communication with air traffic control....The flight later landed safely after communication was ." The airline said the pilots "have been from operation pending further investigation". It added: "Appropriate corrective action will be taken on the outcome of the investigation. Safety has always been and will continue to our first priority." An aviation analyst the incident might have the result of pilot fatigue. He said this "nothing new, and continues to one of the most significant threats to air safety".

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