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'Blind' hero pilot lands plane with 127 passengers on board - 9news.com.au;

'Blind' hero pilot lands plane with 127 passengers on board - 9news.com.au

9news.com.au'Blind' hero pilot lands plane with 127 passengers on board9news.com.auA Ukrainian pilot has been awarded for his bravery after safely landing a plane with 127 passengers on board with a shattered windscreen. The nose and windows of captain Alexander Akopov's AtlasGlobal Airbus A320 were severely damaged by hail last ...and more »

Hero pilot miraculously lands damaged plane through hailstorm - Newshub;

Hero pilot miraculously lands damaged plane through hailstorm - Newshub

NewshubHero pilot miraculously lands damaged plane through hailstormNewshubA Ukrainian pilot has been hailed as a hero after landing an aircraft carrying 127 passengers following a torrential hailstorm that left the Airbus A320's nose damaged and the windscreen cracked. Captain Alexander Akopov, who navigated the AtlasGlobal ...and more »

'Hero' pilot gets medal for landing blind after hailstorm smashes windwscreen - Stuff.co.nz;

'Hero' pilot gets medal for landing blind after hailstorm smashes windwscreen - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz'Hero' pilot gets medal for landing blind after hailstorm smashes windwscreenStuff.co.nzA Ukrainian pilot has been awarded a medal for his courage after he landed a plane full of passengers "blind" during a storm. Alexander Akopov received the Ukrainian Order For Courage for safely landing the Airbus A320 at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport on ...and more »

'Hero' pilot lands damaged plane 'blind' in hailstorm - Pune Mirror;

'Hero' pilot lands damaged plane 'blind' in hailstorm - Pune Mirror

Pune Mirror'Hero' pilot lands damaged plane 'blind' in hailstormPune MirrorISTANBUL The pilot of an Airbus A 320 carrying 127 tourists became their real life hero after he managed to land the aircraft which was caught in a freak hailstorm that damaged the plane's windscreen at Istanbul's Ataturk airport last week. A video of ...and more »

Pilot praised for landing plane unable to see after hail smashed windscreen - New Zealand Herald

Pilot praised for landing plane unable to see after hail smashed windscreenNew Zealand HeraldA pilot has been awarded a national medal of courage for safely landing a packed passenger jet "blind" after its windshield was smashed by giant hailstones in a violent storm over Turkey. The Airbus A320, flown by Ukranian captain Alexander Akopov and ...and more »

An Amazing Pilot Saved 127 People By Landing A Battered Plane In A Hailstorm - AskMen;

An Amazing Pilot Saved 127 People By Landing A Battered Plane In A Hailstorm - AskMen

AskMenAn Amazing Pilot Saved 127 People By Landing A Battered Plane In A HailstormAskMenA pilot has been given a medal of honor after he incredibly landed a plane in a hailstorm without being able to see through the windshield. Long Story. With so many automated functions on an airplane, flying on a commercial flight these days is pretty ...and more »

127 passengers miraculously escape death after hero pilot lands plane blind in Istanbul - TUKO.CO.KE;

127 passengers miraculously escape death after hero pilot lands plane blind in Istanbul - TUKO.CO.KE

TUKO.CO.KE127 passengers miraculously escape death after hero pilot lands plane blind in IstanbulTUKO.CO.KEA hero pilot has saved the lives of 127 passengers by safely landing his hail-damaged plane in conditions of near-blindness. A severe hailstorm cracked Captain Alexander Akopov's plane's windscreen and nose, disabling the autopilot and leaving him and ...and more »

Pilot lands plane 'blind' after hail destroys nose and windshield of aircraft - Fox News

Pilot lands plane 'blind' after hail destroys nose and windshield of aircraftFox NewsCapt. Alexander Akopov is being hailed as a hero after safely landing a passenger aircraft that was severely damaged in a hailstorm over Istanbul, Turkey, last week. According to The Telegraph, Akopov had just taken off for Erkan, Cyprus, with 127 ...and more »

WATCH: Breathtaking video of how a pilot saved 127 lives as he flew almost blind after hailstorm hit jet - Financial Express;

WATCH: Breathtaking video of how a pilot saved 127 lives as he flew almost blind after hailstorm hit jet - Financial Express

Financial ExpressWATCH: Breathtaking video of how a pilot saved 127 lives as he flew almost blind after hailstorm hit jetFinancial ExpressA video of a pilot's emergency landing of a plane whose windscreen was 'severely damaged' after being hit by golf ball sized hailstones is going viral on the internet. By: FE Online | New Delhi | Published: July 31, 2017 9:17 PM. 248. Shares. Facebook ...and more »

Pilot lands plane 'blind' after hail storm breaks plane's windows - New York Post;

Pilot lands plane 'blind' after hail storm breaks plane's windows - New York Post

New York PostPilot lands plane 'blind' after hail storm breaks plane's windowsNew York PostA Ukrainian pilot is being praised as a hero – for safely landing a packed jet after its windshield was smashed by golf ball-sized hail last week. Capt. Alexander Akopov's white-knuckle ride began 10 minutes after takeoff Thursday as the AtlasGlobal ...and more »

Ukrainian pilot cyber-bullied for landing hail-damaged passenger aircraft - Pravda;

Ukrainian pilot cyber-bullied for landing hail-damaged passenger aircraft - Pravda

PravdaUkrainian pilot cyber-bullied for landing hail-damaged passenger aircraftPravdaAlexander Akopov, a pilot of Turkish airline AtlasGlobal, who managed to land a hail-damaged airliner at the airport of Istanbul, became a target of malicious attacks on the part of radical-minded Ukrainians. The pilot, who landed the damaged passenger ...and more »

Hero pilot lands plane 'BLIND' as hailstorm destroys passenger jet's windscreen - Daily Star;

Hero pilot lands plane 'BLIND' as hailstorm destroys passenger jet's windscreen - Daily Star

Daily StarHero pilot lands plane 'BLIND' as hailstorm destroys passenger jet's windscreenDaily StarA PILOT has been lauded a "hero" for safely landing a passenger plane "blind" after gigantic hailstones cracked the aircraft's windscreen and damaged its nose. By Sophie Alexander / Published 31st July 2017. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00.and more »

Brave Pilot Save 127 Passenger After Giant Hailstones Shatter At Istanbul Airport Ataturk - Week Facts;

Brave Pilot Save 127 Passenger After Giant Hailstones Shatter At Istanbul Airport Ataturk - Week Facts

Week FactsBrave Pilot Save 127 Passenger After Giant Hailstones Shatter At Istanbul Airport AtaturkWeek FactsA pilot completed a heart-halting crisis arriving amid which he couldn't see – after goliath hailstones smashed the windscreen of his seriously harmed fly. Chief Alexander Akopov grabbed the Ukrainian Order For Courage in his nation of origin in the ...and more »

Pilot lands plane 'blind' after hailstones shatter front of aircraft - Metro;

Pilot lands plane 'blind' after hailstones shatter front of aircraft - Metro

MetroPilot lands plane 'blind' after hailstones shatter front of aircraftMetroThis is the moment a pilot landed a passenger plane 'blind' after giant hailstones damaged the cockpit's windows. Captain Alexander Akopov was praised after touching down safely at Ataturk Airport, in Istanbul, Turkey. Parents 'left son in changing ...and more »

Hailstones 'the size of hen's eggs' couldn't bring down a Bristol-built Airbus A320 - Bristol Post;

Hailstones 'the size of hen's eggs' couldn't bring down a Bristol-built Airbus A320 - Bristol Post

Bristol PostHailstones 'the size of hen's eggs' couldn't bring down a Bristol-built Airbus A320Bristol PostEnter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more... Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE.and more »

WATCH: Heroic pilot lands damaged plane 'blind' following hail storm - JOE.co.uk;

WATCH: Heroic pilot lands damaged plane 'blind' following hail storm - JOE.co.uk

JOE.co.ukWATCH: Heroic pilot lands damaged plane 'blind' following hail stormJOE.co.ukDramatic footage has shown the moment a pilot managed to land a damaged aircraft carrying 127 tourists following a hail storm over Turkey. Istanbul was pelted by hailstones the 'size of golfballs' - the latest extreme weather conditions to have hit the ...and more »

Pilot lands Airbus at Ataturk airport 'blind' after hailstones shatter windscreen - The Independent;

Pilot lands Airbus at Ataturk airport 'blind' after hailstones shatter windscreen - The Independent

The IndependentPilot lands Airbus at Ataturk airport 'blind' after hailstones shatter windscreenThe IndependentA pilot carried out a heart-stopping emergency landing during which he couldn't see – after giant hailstones shattered the windscreen of his severely damaged jet. Captain Alexander Akopov picked up the Ukrainian Order For Courage in his home country ...and more »

Moment hero pilot saves 127 by landing Airbus 'BLIND' after hailstones smash windscreen - Express.co.uk;

Moment hero pilot saves 127 by landing Airbus 'BLIND' after hailstones smash windscreen - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukMoment hero pilot saves 127 by landing Airbus 'BLIND' after hailstones smash windscreenExpress.co.ukA HERO pilot landed a tourist jet "blind" after giant hailstones severely damaged the plane's nose and cockpit cracking the aircraft's windscreen. By Will Stewart in Moscow. PUBLISHED: 10:50, Mon, Jul 31, 2017 | UPDATED: 13:03, Mon, Jul 31, 2017.and more »

Heart-stopping moment hero pilot flies completely 'blind' to bring 127 tourists safely to earth after golf ball ... - Daily Mail;

Heart-stopping moment hero pilot flies completely 'blind' to bring 127 tourists safely to earth after golf ball ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailHeart-stopping moment hero pilot flies completely 'blind' to bring 127 tourists safely to earth after golf ball ...Daily MailIncredible footage has emerged of a hero pilot's heart-stopping emergency landing as he flew completely 'blind' to bring 127 tourists safely to earth after golf ball sized hailstones shattered the windscreen of his 'severely damaged' jet. Captain ...and more »

Poroshenko rewards Ukrainian pilot who performed emergency landing in Istanbul - Kyiv Post;

Poroshenko rewards Ukrainian pilot who performed emergency landing in Istanbul - Kyiv Post

Kyiv PostPoroshenko rewards Ukrainian pilot who performed emergency landing in IstanbulKyiv PostUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko has presented the For Courage medal to Ukrainian pilot Oleksandr Akopov, who earlier performed an emergency landing of a damaged passenger liner at the Istanbul airport Ataturk. The press service of the Ukrainian ...and more »