Pilot Has ‘Miraculous’ Recovery After Health Emergency Led to Passenger Landing Plane: ‘Truly Amazing’

The pilot who became unconscious during a flight in Florida last week, leading to a miraculous landing from a passenger with no flying experience, has been released from the hospital after undergoing surgery for a tear in his aorta, Today reported. Dr. Nishant Patel — a cardiothoracic surgeon who treated the pilot, who has not been publicly identified — told Today the man had experienced an aortic dissection. Read the People Magazine article featuring Dr. Patel here – https://people.com/human-interest/pilot-has-miraculous-recovery-after-health-emergency-led-to-passenger-landing-plane/