April 21, 2014

Pilot Dies Mid-Flight

( 4UMF NEWS ) Pilot Dies Mid-Flight:

A Czech Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Prague on Wednesday after the captain collapsed and died in mid-flight, the company said.

The ATR propeller aircraft on a regular flight from Warsaw to Prague with 46 passengers on board, landed under the control of the co-pilot and no one was injured.

“Safety of passengers was not threatened. The landing was conducted without complications by the second pilot,” the airline said in a statement.

“Unfortunately the life of the captain could not be saved,” the statement said. Czech Airlines is the state-owned Czech national carrier.

And some airlines want to get rid of the co-pilot to save money…

Story @ MSNBC