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Pilot Who Became Incapacitated During American Airlines Flight DiesAn airline pilot who became incapacitated during a flight from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio, on November 19 has died. The pilot, whose name has not been released, was required flight crew aboard Envoy Air Flight 3556, an Embraer E175 operated as American Eagle, with service from Chicago O’Hare (KORD) to John Glenn International Airport (KCMH). According to LiveATC.com, approximately 30 minutes into the flight, the pilot flying as first officer notified air traffic control: “Need to return, the… (www.flyingmag.com) More...
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This ought to be a lesson for the FAA & airlines in saying NO! NO! NO! to only one pilot in the cockpit. How stupid can they be to even consider it? Having one pilot to "solve" the pilot shortage only leads to death of thousands of travelers who they obviously care nothing about!
Stupidest thing I have ever heard of!!
Sorry for the late pilot, condoleances to his family
Yet the airlines think we only need one Pilot.
Agree, my friend. With out two in the front office, Grayhound.
It is pretty ridiculous having only one pilot. If I was scheduled on a flight with only one pilot, I would not board.
No, they think we need zero pilots.