When This Pilot Grabbed His Chest At 33,000 Feet, It Sparked A Frantic Panic In The Air

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It’s November 2019, and passengers on board a commercial airplane are relaxing at around 33,000 feet. But the situation in the cockpit is by no means as calm – the pilot has fallen very ill at the controls. With his condition worsening, the crew make some frantic attempts to help him and get control of the flight.

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For many people, air travel is one of the most reliable forms of transport out there today. Indeed, thanks to airplanes you can reach many of the major countries around the world within a matter of hours, barring any delays. Unfortunately, though, not every flight goes as smoothly as it should.

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