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Getting to know the Smokin’ MacNeils, of Sunwing passenger fame

One friend of the MacNeils, the family who were booted off a Sunwing vacation flight en route to Dominican Republic, has told the CBC that the smoking, belligerent MacNeils don’t sound at all like the family she’s known and worked for the last seven years. According to Debra Wilson, she was shocked to hear of the MacNeils’ behaviour, describing it as uncharacteristic.


Octogenarian woman lands airplane moments after her pilot husband dies in the cockpit

An 80-year-old woman from Wisconsin pulled off a death-defying airplane landing moments after her pilot husband died from a heart attack in mid-air. She doesn’t have a flying licence, but she did practise take offs and landings about 30 years ago, her son, James Collins, told the Associated Press.