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The Cessna 172 light aircraft that a passenger with no flying experience landed safely at Humberside Airport near Grimsby, England, after the pilot was taken ill on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, is pictured on Thursday. The man landed the plane in the dark without lights with the aid of ground instructors. The pilot later was pronounced dead. (AP Photo/ Richard McCarthy, Press Association)
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The Cessna 172 light aircraft that a passenger with no flying experience landed safely at Humberside Airport near Grimsby, England, after the pilot was taken ill on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, is pictured on Thursday. The man landed the plane in the dark without lights with the aid of ground instructors. The pilot later was pronounced dead. (AP Photo/ Richard McCarthy, Press Association)

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