TIL that the captain of a United flight had a heart attack mid-flight, and so an off-duty air force captain, Mike Gongol, had to help land the plane, saving 160 lives. He knew he had to help when he heard the PA announcement "are there any non-revenue pilots on board, please ring your call button."


56JHTGuR6RVFVsazlNTNpHexUENEzHd4u02i2vz v3w TIL that the captain of a United flight had a heart attack mid flight, and so an off duty air force captain, Mike Gongol, had to help land the plane, saving 160 lives. He knew he had to help when he heard the PA announcement "are there any non revenue pilots on board, please ring your call button." submitted by /u/benbar21 to r/todayilearned
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