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“He didn’t panic.” Trainee pilot lands a miracle

A trainee pilot was left to land a plane at Jandakot airport alone after his instructor lost consciousness during the flight. Max Sylvestor was left to take instructions from the air traffic controller and a back up instructor, meanwhile his wife was at Australia’s busiest airport watching on.

“He was a very switched on guy; he didn’t panic. He was coming to the end of his lesson so he was near the field,” the owner of the flight school, Chuck McElwee told 6PR Breakfast.

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