A Southwest flight was on its way from Las Vegas to Columbus, Ohio when the captain was unable to fly and the first officer had to take over. Then a pilot from another airline who happened to be on board jumped in to help with radio communications. NBC News’ Kristen Dahlgren shares more.
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I’m sorry but customers were not patient, they did not know and had no choice either way.
Don’t thank them for patience.
Thank you understanding.
Jesus Christ called people everywhere to repent, so if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe with all your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved and inherit the kingdom of heaven and eternal life. To this, people would accept Jesus Christ in life in their hearts and told other people how good he is, how he saves, heals and frees and gives eternal life for free 42
Having on a Pilot’s outfit means you are a pilot? Catch me if you can ends in flaming disaster.
Vaccine injury I’m guessing…
person: *gets sick like everyone does sometimes *
idiots on the internet: “vAcCinEs cAuSEd ThAt”
Stomach pain can happen to anybody that’s why both pilot and co-pilot don’t eat the same food.
Interesting…didn’t know that.
That was God…beautiful ❤❤❤ 😊 God will place you right where you’re supposed to be 😊
How did you screen the passenger-pilot?
Vaxxed and 10 boosters
Seek mental health.
It’s a good thing George Santos was on board to help with communications.
Good one !
Cruel but LOL
Grateful to hear everyone landed safely without any disaster! Unfortunately, this will continue to happen in the skies as the impact of the Covid mandates takes ahold of those who were forced to take the jab regardless of their desire to do so, just to maintain their work.
Over 80% of pilots took it for job security.
Oh stop it. I’m really happy with my 5G reception
What happened to having a co pilot?
The first officer took over, that’s basically just a different word for co-pilot
Looks like thankfully that man was a became a co pilot by default
Wow! Thank God for the off duty pilot! Thank you sir!!! U saved many lives!
The co pilot was very well capable of landing the plane alone. Having someone to handle communications just makes it easier. The plane was never in jeopardy nor were the passengers.
@jdaze1 oh, whatever!
Thank goodness pilots get medicals every year! I’m just thankful that they are allowed the resources to prevent conditions like these without risk of losing their medical and livelihood
An aviation physical is always a risk to livelihood, but a necessary element of aviation safety.
One has to wonder at the yahoos commenting on a vax having a role in this. Get a grip!
Right! It’s way past gotten old. As if people were not getting ill before 2021.
Hoping Captain Clarence Oveur makes a speedy recovery.
I think they should always have extra pilots on every flight
Disgusting…southwest airlines had the vaxx mandate in place which was lifted because the union fought the mandate. Pretty much all the pilots received 2 quaxxs as was required in the beginningof the plandemic…crimes against humanity. Trolls, I know what’s happening because I have numerous friends who work for Southwest. They know the quaxx is causing blood clots and heart attacks.
Any landing you can walk away from , is a good landing… !!! 😮
So they went on the loud speaker asking for pilots ? Doesn’t add up.
Burst Appendix!??? Happens to tough guys that don’t mind the pain. Happened to my father. Small bathroom scenario,… my mother heard a thud and no response from my father in said bathroom (large guy). So had to bust down the door and he was clammy passed out. BURST APPENDIX. It actually happened already with these guys but the loss of blood eventually catches up. ❤♾
When are they going to blame president trump instead of this circus administration
Good thing the other pilot was on board to assist the co-pilot. Question: why was the pilot of another airline a passenger on Southwest when he can dead-head to a destination for free (free flight)?
Yea yet another example of southwest sucking
Heroes that’s for sure to appreciate. Captain feel better ok
Another victim of the jab-jab booster or another coincidence ?
“Joey, do you like movies about Gladiators?”
Who was the additional pilot that handled communication? No kudos for him???
How much damage is caused by the “safe and effective “vaccine. We will never know. I am a professional pilot with almost 25,000 hours flying.
USA needs this kind of luck.
V A X , it’s not an airport abbreviation.
Why is customers capitalized? Lol
The reasons i never take those one pilot small aircrafts
What happened to the pilot? Is he alright?
You can bet that aluminum they’re putting in the air trying to lower the overall heat of the planet worry about overheating when they’re screwing up all the seasons of the Earth in the natural way that where they rotate
Elon Musk will develop a self-landing plane to help with these types of situations.
Was the downed pilot vaccinated ?
So lame! The “new regulations” should have been already been done! A SUPERVISOR should pay more attention? Wtf
I’ve always said that airlines should have a backup pilot just in case. And that’s why I don’t fly. I know I can die driving but at least I’m in control. It’s about time the airlines are made aware of the risks.
That’s what the first officer does. FO is a fully trained and experienced pilot.
I’m glad he is okay and those brave men jumped in to get everyone off safely on the ground 😊❤
Rescue ? There was nothing to be rescued from. Rest assured the copilot is more than capable of taking over and landing the plane all by himself. They make it sound like the copilot is stowed away in a box until the captain needs a break or an emergency occurs. Sure it was great that the off duty pilot was onboard and helped but the first officer is more than capable of flying the aircraft all by him or herself.
Trumps fault (COMEDY RELIEF ONLY)
Did he have the chicken or the fish?
So much going on in this world. The only good news i read and want to hear about is good news 🙏
That letter sounds like they are expecting trouble?
Can’t imagine what happened to pilot was it because that needle 😳
And they want to get rid of dual pilots…
Huh? Yikes I need to pay more attention to stuff.
I bet he took the jab .
Amazing job by everyone!
The vaccine shouldn’t have been mandated until more was known!
I also heard that these so called higher ups are demanding unvaccinated pilots👨🏾✈️ 🧑✈️ to fly them on their private jets … 🤔 kinda seems a bit sketchy especially when some doctors are saying The change in altitude can calls your body to do certain things like clotting and etc. look it up I saw 👀 some videos on it . They demanding unvaccinated pilots for their private trips 🤦🏾♂️
Southwest has a pilot training program. Can’t wait 😅😅
Let’s not forget how hard the airlines were pushing for pilots to take the poison 💉💉💉.
After watching Malaysian flight 370 ill never fly agaon. Also. This pilot was either on drugs or alchohol and they leeping it hush
The FO isn’t a downgraded rent-a-pilot version of the captain… he’s fully capable of flying that plane as he does it every other flight while the captain monitoring.
I think people think the captain ALWAYS flies the plane and that’s just not true.
It’s not rare anymore .Since 2021 pilots have been having a hard time —it’s just not being reported.Most of the time pilots and other flight crew members take themselves off duty before getting in the cockpit , though.
The road to becoming a pilot is really expensive
Oh man, I am glad he’s ok.. In my 46yrs on earth who has flown at least 400 times, I’ve never been in such a situation so yea, it is very rare..
Did he spit up whole eggs? 🥚
Outfit?! Uniform would have been a better word. The pilot on board wasn’t playing dress up.
To think, they want to have only one pilot on board to fly to cut expenses
Had the Ill pilot been jabbed with mRNA for cv19?
Wait, I’m confused, so the First officer is able to fly the plane? I thought he was just an assistant to the real pilot..
Is it mandatory for commercial pilots to get checkups? It should be.
I wish we could know what was wrong with the pilot and how he fared afterward.
Off-duty pilot: Look at me, I am the captain now
Whole buncha Vax
How convenient. Makes you go hmmmm
Glad these people were tasked together with successful outcome and hope captain recovers well. Good job co- pilots!!!
It’s not that rare anymore.
Wow!! Glad it landed safely and 1st office was able to flight and another pilot jumped in.
And this is what will start to happen more often because most of these pilots were forced to get vaccinated and many are now showing signs of their injuries. It’s just not being addressed or reported to the public on more mainstream stations.
The fact that the FAA expanded the guidelines in December of 2022 to allow pilots to continue to fly despite showing signs of cardiac abnormalities is beyond criminal!!!!!
Geez, I was on a United flight, and the captain went down…. seems to be happening alot these days????
The pilot who jumped in, I’m curious on what airline he worked for.
No IT’S THE BIOWEAPON VAXX 😕 …
I hope he’s ok…
What happens when you take the jab
Vaccinated captain….incapacitated captain…
Hopefully the pilot is okay
👏👏👏✌️✌️✌️Way to go, helpers!
What happened to the pilot? Is he okay?
We are great people and very understanding as a whole you don’t have to thank us for patience when a fellow woman child or man is need of emergency help we have patience and time stops to help as it should ..God bless you all or may your higher power bless you all but I wish everyone well health and happiness
This is happening daily! Funny how they only report this one like it’s a rare occasion .. shame on the airline industry for mandating poison for these poor pilots.. pray for the ones who are still here n also for the hundreds that have recently transitioned..
THESE AIRLINE PILOTS ALL HAVE ICE IN THEIR VEINS…ABLE TO SORT OUT ALMOST ANY PROBLEMS…REMAINING CALM AND DOING WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE…INCLUDING LANDING A PLANE BY THEMSELVES…BUT TWO HEADS ARE ALWAYS BETTER THAN ONE IN THE COCKPIT…
He ate too much airplane food.