Woman lands Cessna 414 after husband incapacitated

A woman with very limited flying experience landed a twin-engine Cessna Monday, April 2, when her pilot-in-command husband became incapacitated during an afternoon flight near Wisconsin’s Door County Cherryland Airport (SUE). According to a report at EAA.org, John Collins, 81, and his wife, Helen, 80, of Sturgeon Bay, were on a return flight from Florida in their 1980 Cessna 414A when John suffered a medical problem and became unresponsive less than 10 miles south of Sturgeon Bay. Read the full report here, including how an EAA member helped talk the woman through the landing.

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  1. [...] A woman with very limited flying experience landed a twin-engine Cessna Monday, April 2, when her pilot-in-command husband became incapacitated during an afternoon flight near Wisconsin’s Door County Cherryland Airport (SUE). According to a report at EAA.org, John Collins, 81, and his wife, Helen, 80, of Sturgeon Bay, were on a return flight from Florida in their 1980 Cessna 414A when John suffered a medical problem and became unresponsive less than 10 miles south of Sturgeon Bay. Read the full report here, including how an EAA member helped talk the woman through the landing. Continue Reading » [...]

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