Radio CNN said the pilot of the plane lost control, forcing the passenger on to assist.
According to the recording of the LiveATC.net site, the radio station CNN obtained, the passenger told the air traffic controller he didn’t know how to fly the plane: “I have a serious situation here. The pilot has a problem and I don’t know how to fly the plane.”
The air traffic controller then directed him to land, eventually landing at Palm Beach International Airport in Florida.
“Try to keep the wings balanced and see if you can start descending. Push the controller forward and down at a really slow speed” – the air traffic controller said. “Try to fly north or south along the coast. We’re trying to locate you.”
USA: Passengers who do not know how to fly replace the pilot to land the plane. Photo: Reuters
In additional recordings captured by LiveATC.net, an air traffic controller can be heard telling other planes what happened: “Everyone just witnessed the passenger landing that plane “.
“You said passengers landed the plane? Good job” – American Airlines pilot waiting to take off to Charlotte, North Carolina – USA, exclaimed in surprise.
The two were on board a single-engine Cessna 208 when the pilot “may have a medical problem”, according to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The pilot’s condition is unknown.
The FAA announced it has opened an investigation.
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