American Airlines

American Airlines5 posts
5 Oct, 2015

Captain dies at the controls


The pilot of an American Airlines Airbus A320 flight from Phoenix to Boston dies mid flight. An air stewardess – apparently a former nurse – tries to help. The company says the cause of death is from “illness.” The co-pilot takes over and lands the flight in Syracuse.

Medical emergency, captain is incapacitated, request handling for runway 108.

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