Wife, 80, Lands Plane For Dying Husband

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Daily MailWife, 80, lands plane for dying husbandGreen Bay Press GazetteDOOR COUNTY — An elderly woman landed a plane after her husband, who was piloting the plane, suffered a medical emergency, became unconscious and died. Authorities were notified at about 5 pm Monday that a twin-engine Cessna airplane about six miles ...80-year-old woman lands plane after pilot husband falls unconscious, diesMyFox HoustonWife of 81-year-old pilot lands twin-engine plane in Wis.

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