The pilot falls unconscious for 40 min while flying

A Pilot In Practices Flew Unconscious For About 40 Minutes Above After He Skipped Breakfast On Flight Morning.

He Published His Report In The" Serious Incident" , Which Took Place On March 9. The Probe Discovered That The Pilot Had Only Consumed One Bar, Water And Water Before The Flight. The Incident Involved An Airplane Flight School Flight Training Adelaide.

The Pilot Was Flying A Solitary Sailing Flight When The Incident Occurred. About 40 Minutes Of Travel, While Flying At 5,500 Feet, Had A Headache And Lit The Autopilot." Soon After, The Pilot Became Unconscious," Said The Report. Then He Was Unconscious For 40 Minutes.

The Air Traffic Control Made Multiple Attempts To Contact The Pilot But Was Not Successful, Said The ATSB. Another Plane Then Saw The Plane And Reported That The Pilot Had Recovered Consciousness. The Pilot Then Flew Under The Escort Of The Other Plane." Before The Flight, The Pilot Had Suffered A Night Of Restless Sleep And Was Recovering From A Mild Cold," Said The ATSB.

The School Said It Would Guarantee Students Rest Well Before Flights And Emphasized The Importance Of Fatigue Management. Students Should Detail The Amount Of Sleep Obtained Within 48 Hours Prior; When They Ate For The Last Time; And The Type Of Food That Was, Said The ATSB.