A passenger is being credited with carrying out “mission impossible” after landing a private plane in Florida when the pilot suffered a medical emergency.
The unbelievable achievement by a man with no aviation experience took place at Palm Beach International Airport on Tuesday, WPBF-TV reports.
“I’ve got a serious situation here,” the passenger told Air Traffic Control from about 70 miles north of his final destination. “My pilot has gone incoherent. I have no idea how to fly the airplane.”
PASSENGER LANDS PLANE: The lone passenger aboard a small plane was guided by an air traffic controller on how to safely land the aircraft after the pilot suffered from a medical emergency. @VictorOquendo reports. https://t.co/wIixdvC4aq pic.twitter.com/hzjj9G3rPs
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“Roger,” ATC responded. “What’s your position?”
The passenger said he had no idea but could see the coast of Florida.
“Maintain wings level and just try to
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