Passenger Takes Control of Plane After Pilot Becomes Incapacitated Mid-Flight The Guardian May 11, 2022 – Weirdness Wednesdays May 18, 2022

Here’s an unusual post for this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post: Passenger Takes Control of Plane After Pilot Becomes Incapacitated Mid-Flight: 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”.


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