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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