John Wildey in cream jacket
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Emergency plane landing 'hero' meets instructors

In October 2013, John Wildey was forced to land a light aircraft at Humberside Airport after the pilot fell ill at the controls.

The 78-year-old had no previous flying lessons and relied on the instructions given to him by air traffic controllers and a helicopter which helped guide him to safety.

Now Mr Wildey has met the helicopter pilot for the first time.

Dan Johnson reports.

  • 06 Aug 2014
  • From the section UK
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