Mayday: The Passenger Who Landed a Plane

It was a midair emergency over Northern England and 77-year-old John Wildey was faced with every passengers worst nightmare, the pilot of the Cessna light aircraft he was in had just suffered a heart attack and died at the controls leaving Wildey alone in the aircraft during the pitch black darkness of night.

This is the story of how a man with zero previous piloting experience battled to land the plane safely and save his life.

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