'Mayday!' Virginia Air Traffic Controllers Tell How They Saved Pilot | NBC4 Washington

'Mayday!' Virginia Air Traffic Controllers Tell How They Saved Pilot

"Mayday! Mayday! I just lost my engines!" A pilot flying over southern Virginia on Easter Sunday 2016 had two failed engines, no working instruments and no visibility. The two air traffic controllers who guided the plane to safety were honored for their expertise. "The recognition is beyond my dreams, however, I never would wish it upon anybody," Rick Wallace said. News4's Kristin Wright reports.

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