All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘emergency landing’

Heroic Passenger Lands Plane After Pilot Dies Mid-flight

Can you imagine being on an airplane and suddenly your pilot dies? That’s exactly what happened on Tuesday evening to a passenger aboard a small plane headed to Humberside Airport. John Wildey, the passenger, was left with no choice but to take over the controls and land the plane or face certain death. The plane took off from Sandtoft Airfield (approximately …

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80 Year Old Woman is Forced to Land a Plane After Hubby Collapses

An 80-year-old Wisconsin woman was forced to land a plane immediately after her pilot husband collapsed in front of her. The woman had no flying experience whatsoever and called on the radio for help. The Northeast Wisconsin airport center sent the second plane up to help coach the woman down. The plane then began to run out of fuel but …

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