Airport says major emergency 'successfully dealt with'

Humberside Airport said the "major emergency" caused when a pilot fell ill at the controls of an aircraft has been "successfully dealt with":

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We are pleased to say that the incident that started a few hours ago has been successfully dealt with.Great response from emergency svs!

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Police and fire have been at humb airport tonight following a distress call from a pilot who became unable to fly while heading back to land

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Thankfully the passenger landed the aircraft safely and without major incident. Condition of pilot is not known at this stage

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