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Passenger speaks out after landing plane with no flying experience

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In a one-on-one interview with Savannah Guthrie, Darren Harrison explains how he became an impromptu pilot when the actual pilot passed out at the controls. He says he reflected on his wife and the daughter they are expecting back at home, and knew he had to get everyone on board home safe. Harrison has no previous flying experience but was able to land the plane successfully.

Appearing:Lester Holt
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