The Passenger Who Landed a Plane

Seventy-seven-year-old great-grandfather John Wildey is the only passenger flying home with his pilot friend after a day in North Lincolnshire. The pilot suddenly starts to complain of feeling unwell. Ten minutes later he has collapsed at the controls leaving John alone in the plane, 1500 ft up in the air. He has no flying experience. And it’s starting to get dark.

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Season 1 episode 1

Season 1 episode 1

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The remarkable story of John Wildey who, against all odds and with no flying experience, had to do the unthinkable and land a plane in pitch darkness after the pilot collapsed.
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