Blind Pilot Lands Plane

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Blind Pilot Lands Plane

Post by heeshung » Sat Nov 08, 2008 7:27 pm

Yahoo! News / Associated Press wrote:A British pilot who was suddenly blinded by a stroke during a solo flight was talked safely down by a military pilot, the Royal Air Force said Friday.

Jim O'Neill asked for help after he was went blind 40 minutes into a flight from Scotland to southeastern England last week. The BBC reported that O'Neill, flying a small Cessna aircraft, lost his sight 5,500 feet in the air.
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Post by mel wilson » Sat Nov 08, 2008 9:02 pm

I read about this guy in the paper this morning....... he is one lucky S.O.B. Good news though, his sight is returning, can you imagin how scary that must have been, to be the only one in the aircraft, and suddenly lose your sight.........

Man, it does not bear thinking about.


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Post by rd » Sun Nov 09, 2008 5:41 am

Bold Pilot sent it to me about 2 days ago.

Lucky pilot that one.

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