American Airlines pilot gives lifesaving advice mid flight

The engine on the Cessna Aircraft failed mid-flight on Friday right over a busy interstate. With the help of an American Airlines pilot over the radio, the plane was able to land safely.
1:28 | 06/15/21

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A plane with engine failure the pilot in another plane nearby who was listening on the radio and you're gonna hear that audio tonight. As he coaches the flight instructor and his student. On where to land this is something activity this covers aviation. It's every pilot's worst nightmare the loan engine on the Cessna aircraft failing mid flight Friday right over that busy interstate. Flight instructor Richard Li an a student on board desperately tried to radio air traffic control. But can't get through but another pilot flying nearby was listening and jumped on the radio. You beat yourself but I could deliver on the highway here about what account where every guy he a look at the Booker a couple years. We are looking good Zetterberg would get I think we going to be. That pilot giving life saving advice. The car at that moment. Don't take it up after that normally are basically have helped award went about it now between carbon but it felt a lot about. I have battled we have problems are from the look at their watch bedrock. That plane avoiding every call. Data got to go out power on the highway along the way he. I can Atlantic but I'll I am zero. He did that out of there that are fun. City and yeah. This just an incredible story and David thankfully nobody was hurt here but the FAA tells us it will invest to. David. Activity is tonight GO thank you.

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