Thursday, June 18, 2009

Plane With Dead Pilot Lands Safely In Newark. So lucky Indeed!

NEWARK, N.J. – The Federal Aviation Administration says a plane carrying a pilot who died in mid-flight has landed safely at the airport in Newark, N.J.
Spokeswoman Arlene Salac says Continental Airlines Flight 61 landed at 11:49 a.m.
Airline spokeswoman Kelly Cripe says the pilot died of natural causes Thursday on the flight from Brussels, Belgium, to Newark.
Cripe says he was a 61-year-old man with more than 20 years of service to the airline.
She says the flight continued safely with two other pilots at the controls.
Cripe says the Boeing 777 carried 247 passengers.
THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Continental Airlines says a pilot who died in mid-flight was a 61-year-old man with more than 20 years of service to the airline.
Airline spokeswoman Kelly Cripe says the pilot died of natural causes Thursday on Flight 61 from Brussels, Belgium, to Newark, N.J.
She says the flight continued safely with two other pilots at the controls.
Cripe says the Boeing 777 is carrying 247 passengers and is scheduled to land at Newark on time at noon.


Source: AFP

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