The pilot suddenly fell ill during the flight, the ‘clumsy’ passenger had to make the plane’s safe landing

China’s Chongqing Airport (Chongqing Airport) But apart from the incident of several people being injured due to a fire on the runway in a Tibet Airlines plane, another incident happened in the US. Florida of America (FloridaA passenger on a small plane off the Atlantic coast called for help via the ‘cockpit radio’ and asked for help from air controllers.air traffic controllers) the aircraft landed safely.

In the audio released on LiveATC.net, the passenger told about the incident, “The situation had become very serious. The pilot could not understand anything due to ill health. I had no experience in flying a plane.”

The passenger was not aware of flying the plane

After pleading for help via ‘cockpit radio’, an air traffic controller at Fort Pierce responded and asked the passenger if he knew anything about the single-engine Cessna 280. To this the passenger said, ‘I had no idea. I could see the Florida coast in front of me and I didn’t know anything.

After this, the traffic controller spoke to him very calmly and asked him to keep the wings of the plane balanced and move towards the shore. A few minutes later, controllers tracked the plane’s location and learned that the plane was heading north over Boca Raton.

Air traffic controller negotiated safe landing

When the passenger’s voice slowed, the controller asked him for his phone number so that he could speak comfortably with the controllers at Palm Beach International Airport. Air Traffic Controller Robert Morgan then took control of the system and made the plane land safely.

As the passenger plane landed safely on the ‘tarmac’, another controller said, ‘Congratulations to the new pilot.’ Robert Morgan said that it appeared that the passenger was in the right place, at the right time.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Rick Breitenfeld confirmed that only the pilot and one passenger were on board. The agency is probing the matter. No immediate information was given regarding how the pilot’s condition is now and officials have not revealed his identity.

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