A passenger in a light aircraft who had to take controls of the plane after the pilot collapsed has tonight been telling Calendar how he managed to land it safely.
John Wildey, who's 77 and from Doncaster,, had never flown a plane before, but he made a perfect landing after being talked down by instructors. The pilot has since sadly died. But Mr Wildey has been hailed a hero for staying calm and for averting any more loss of life. James Webster reports.
A passenger forced to land a plane at Humberside Airport after the pilot was taken ill has said he thought he was going to run into a wall.
A passenger who landed a plane after the pilot collapsed at the controls has said he was "terrified" as he "hadn't a clue how to get down".