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Woman, 80, Lands Plane After Husband Pilot Dies

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80yo woman lands plane after pilot diesA woman took over the controls mid-flight and landed a small plane in northeastern Wisc., when her husband, the pilot was stricken.

Helen and John Collins were married for 58 years. When visiting family, they often didn’t drive – they flew in a twin engine Cessna.

While flying to see one of their sons Monday afternoon, he suffered a heart attack and his 80-year-old non-pilot wife had to take over.

(READ the story or watch the video at CBS News)

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