Pilot trainee lands plane after instructor passes out

PERTH, Australia (WPVI) -- A pilot-in-training is being hailed as a hero for landing a plane after his instructor passed out.

It happened in Perth, Australia.

Trainee Max Sylvester was in the middle of his third lesson when his instructor suffered a seizure.

Sylvester was able to land the plane with help from Air Traffic Control.

He had never even attempted to land a plane prior to that.

The instructor was taken to the hospital in serious but stable condition.
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