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The man who ordered the grounding of all aircraft in the U.S. on 9/11 was on his first day on the job

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The man who ordered the grounding of all aircraft in the U.S. on 9/11 was on his first day on the job.

Ben Sliney is a former U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) National Operations Manager. His first day in this position was September 11, 2001, and he was responsible for ordering a National Ground Stop across United States airspace in response to the terrorist attacks of 9/11.[1]

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