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":


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


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


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


'Terrified' passenger lands plane

The passenger who landed a plane after the pilot collapsed at the controls that he was "terrified".