A 12 year old boy from Germany has been hailed a hero after single handily landing a Lufhhansa plane in Dublin Airport, after it got into difficulty during the flight and had to make an emergency landing.
The boy, who’s only flight training came in the form of Flight Simulator 5 on his PC, landed the 747 monster in Dublin airport yesterday.
The boy is reported to have completed several training levels with in the Microsoft game with very high results and luckily, his favorite plane to fly was in fact the one he was travelling on yesterday.
The pilot got into trouble after being shot and killed by a group of fundamental Islamic terrorists, who hijacked the plane and were planning on holding the passengers and crew hostage, until their list of demands were met.
Lufhhansa have hailed the young boy a hero and praised not only his ability to land the plane safely, but also his ability to negotiate with the terrorists at the same time, while having an AK47 held to his head. They have rewarded him with 1000 miles free travel card points and a giant Toblerone.