Passenger crash-lands plane, picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue

From the “lucky to be alive” department, this is what most of us would consider a nightmare. A passenger on a Gulfstream I Turboprop was forced to take the controls after the pilot had a heart attack.

The plane landed on its belly a couple hundred feet short of the runway, qualifying the passenger to be a pilot for Southwest.

The new photo feature on the plane’s black box snapped a picture of the chaos in the cockpit shortly before landing:

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