May 18, 2022

Untrained passenger lands Caravan after pilot collapse

Jon Robinson

– CBS News

A Florida man with no flying experience who kept his cool while landing a small plane last week says “the hand of God” was with him after the pilot collapsed at the controls. Meanwhile, a doctor told NBC’s “Today” show that the pilot has been released from the hospital, calling his recovery a “miracle.”

Darren Harrison told “Today” that he was relaxing with his feet up in the back of the single-engine Cessna after a fishing trip in the Bahamas when the pilot told him and another passenger: “Guys, I gotta tell you I don’t feel good.”

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