Amazing story! Pilot dies in flight. Continental Airlines flight from Belgium to Newark, New Jersey announced they had an emergency landing. The airplane was huge, a Boeing 770-200, carrying 247 passengers. It departed from Brussels at 4:06am EST and luckily had a relief pilot on board along with a co-pilot that took control of the plane for landing. Emergency crews were waiting at 11:49 pm and landed safely. The pilot was 61 years old with over 20 years of service, God bless him & his family. Below, you can read more details in other articles if your really feeling nosey about this story. If you find something good, come back and post it here.
- Bloomberg: Continental Pilot Dies on Flight to Newark Airport
- LA Times: Continental flight lands safely in New Jersey after pilot dies
- FoxNews: click here