Pilot who fell sick during mid-flight dies after passenger lands plane safely at Humberside Airport. The passenger, who had never flown an aircraft before, made an emergency landing in the light aircraft at Humberside Airport, north Lincolnshire, early on Tuesday morning.
According to one of the two flight instructors on the ground who guided the passenger. Police confirmed the pilot later died after falling ill. theguardian.com
BBC reported, that Mr Murray who works at a flying school based at the airport, said: “He made quite a good landing, actually.
“He didn’t know the layout of the aeroplane, he didn’t have lights on so he was absolutely flying blind as well.
“I think he’d flown once before as a passenger but never flown an aeroplane before.”
Emergency services and the aircraft on the runway at Humberside Airport. Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the airport. Mr Murray said he tried to keep the man calm as he talked him through the landing procedure.