Passenger Helps Land 747 After Co-Pilot Falls Ill

Luckily, the Good Samaritan was licensed to fly jumbo jets

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 21, 2012 3:27 PM CST

(Newser) – A Lufthansa 747 made a smooth landing at Dublin's airport this week, an event made notable because one of the passengers was helping in the cockpit. As the Irish Independent explains, when the co-pilot fell ill with a crushing migraine, the main pilot got...   Read full story »

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