U. S. pilot's emergency landing saves 348 passengers

(AGI) Washington, July 12 - A United Airlines pilot who carriedout an emergency landing on an abandoned strip on Midway islandsaved the lives of the 348 passengers on board the large Boeing777. The plane caught fire during the flight from Honolulu toGuam. The pilot landed the aircraft in the middle of the nighton the small Pacific island without assistance or damage to theplane and passengers. The landing strip on Midway has beeninactive since 2004. . .

(AGI) Washington, July 12 - A United Airlines pilot who carriedout an emergency landing on an abandoned strip on Midway islandsaved the lives of the 348 passengers on board the large Boeing777. The plane caught fire during the flight from Honolulu toGuam. The pilot landed the aircraft in the middle of the nighton the small Pacific island without assistance or damage to theplane and passengers. The landing strip on Midway has beeninactive since 2004. . .