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Pilot fell 'asleep', missed destination

Pilot fell 'asleep', missed destination

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Very few things could be as scary as a sleeping pilot flying a plane. However, in Australia, the pilot of a small aircraft fell asleep in the cockpit and missed its destination. Australian Transport Safety Bureau is investigating this case that has been classified as a case of “incapacitation”. The pilot woke up and landed the plane safely, but officials haven't divulged how he woke up. Australia's rules related to pilot fatigue is strict.

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