Pilot unconscious, passenger lands Cessna 208 plane
Following instructions from the control tower - VIDEO
The pilot of a Cessna 208 plane fainted and a passenger, sitting at the controls and following instructions from control tower operators, landed the aircraft without ever having any flying experience. It happened in Florida. Communications were recorded and the landing documented in a video.
According to reports by the US television station "CNN", which interviewed the air traffic controller, Robert Morgan, a certified flight instructor "guided" the passenger to the landing. "He was really calm. He told me he didn't know how to fly and I had never flown this Cessna model. I pulled out a picture of the instrument panel and started to lead him, step by step", he said.
Below the video showing the moment of landing and some of the communication that the passenger at the controls exchanged with the control tower operator:
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