Pilot dies after becoming ill during flight

A pilot who fell ill at the controls leaving a passenger who had never flown an aircraft before to land the plane has died, Humberside Police said.

Emergency services gathered at Humberside Airport, north Lincolnshire, on Tuesday evening after a passenger in the light aircraft had to land it with the help of two instructors from the ground, an airport spokesman said.

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'Terrified' passenger lands plane

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