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Two pilots flying at 37,000 feet fall asleep, miss runway to land
Thenations | 20/08/2022 09:00 AM | Click to read full article
Two pilots flying a plane from Sudan to Ethiopia fell asleep when the aircraft was 37,000 feet above sea level, and missed their landing. The incident happened on Monday (August 15), and the pilots subsequently succeeded in safely landing the aircraft without reporting any injuries, according to The Aviation Herald.
The flight was on autopilot mode the whole time the pilots were asleep and failed to descend.