'Terrified' passenger lands plane

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

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Post mortem of pilot expected to take place tomorrow

The post mortem of a pilot who died after falling ill at the controls of his plane is expected to take place tomorrow afternoon, Humberside Police have said.

Humberside Airport, where the emergency landing took place last night. Credit: Press Association

Police are not treating his death as suspicious "at this time" and the results of the post mortem will determine whether an inquest is necessary.

"In accordance with the wishes of the family of the deceased, police will not be confirming the identity of the pilot nor releasing any video footage of the incident," a spokesperson added.

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