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Off-Duty Pilot Helps Land Lufthansa Boeing 747 at Dublin

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Lufthansa Flight 403, originally scheduled to fly from Newark (New Jersey) to Frankfurt (Main), diverted. ( עוד...

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Torsten Hoff 6
That headline is intentionally misleading -- the "passenger" was an off-duty 747 pilot. It's also a duplicate squawk.
Not so much of a headline news since the passenger was a pilot himself. If he wasn't, then I'd be jealous...
chalet 2
This flight is between 7:15 and 8:30 long depending on wind intensity, now knowing LH strict adherence to regulations and then some, this crew must have had at least one extra pilot, I think.
tedtimmons 2
Isn't this every pilot's dream? The flight attendant announces "is anyone here a pilot?" You raise your hand and head forward to save the day :-)
preacher1 1
Totally of the subject but involving Lufthansa: Does anybody know if they still have a flight training school at Tucson International. They used to years ago but did not know if they still did.. They in particular were training 737 and 747 pilots there due to 360+ flying days out of the year.
preacher1 1
Tks, do you happen to know when they moved it? I was at Tuscon in 68. They were there then.
Toby Sharp 1
hey a "re-post" I have never read before.

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USAFcptnShades 1
Obviously I mean. I mean anyone who's ever watched the movie "Airplane" could've told you that. Lol ;)
Kylan Walters 1
The media is just chomping at the bit for another plane crash.
linbb -1
Repost already posted
Paul Massaro 0
(Duplicate Squawk Submitted)

Passenger Helps Land 747 After Co-Pilot Falls Ill

A Lufthansa 747 made a smooth landing at Dublin's airport this week, an event made notable because one of the passengers was helping in the cockpit. As the Irish Independent explains, when the co-pilot fell ill with a

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