Here’s an unusual post for this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post: Passenger Takes Control of Plane After Pilot Becomes Incapacitated Mid-Flight: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/may/11/passenger-lands-plane-florida-pilot-incapacitated/ Longer article.
Maya Yang May 11, 2022
Air traffic controller guided descent to Boca Raton airport in Florida after passenger radioed: ‘I’ve got a serious situation here’
A passenger without any flying experience safely landed a plane at a Florida airport after the pilot became incapacitated.
The Federal Aviation Administration was investigating the incident, which happened on Tuesday afternoon. It was believed the pilot may have suffered a medical emergency.
In a statement, the FAA said two passengers were onboard the single-engine Cessna 208 when the pilot had a “possible medical issue”.