Former UFC Title Challenger Smells a Conspiracy as Passenger With No Flying Experience Lands a Plane

Published 05/12/2022, 10:15 AM EDT

In a recent unusual event, a man from Florida with no previous flying experience safely landed a plane at the Palm Beach airport after the pilot faced a medical condition. However, a renowned UFC fighter smells conspiracy in the incident.

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Reportedly, on Tuesday, a man named Darren Harrison was flying from Leonard M. Thompson International Airport in Marsh Harbour, the Bahamas, towards Florida, on a small, single-engine airplane.

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Unfortunately, the pilot of the plane fell unconscious mid-flight. It was then Harrison went inside the cockpit and contacted the Miami International Airport air controllers.

In the video uploaded by The Telegraph on YouTube, we can hear Harrison calmly addressing the air traffic control officer about the situation. Later, the air traffic controller guided Harrison to land the plane.

Surprisingly, Harrison, a normal passenger with zero flying experience, safely landed the plane at the Palm Beach International airport, saving his and other passengers’ life.

 

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However, the former middleweight title challenger Kelvin Gastelum smelled conspiracy in the incident. He reposted the news post on stories of his official Instagram account with a confused emoji.

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However, it is still unclear what Gastelum wanted to say about the incident. He just reacted to it on his Instagram account with an emoji and nothing more.

What is up with Kelvin Gastelum in UFC?

The former UFC middleweight title challenger Gastelum is currently going through a rough patch in his UFC career. He has only won one fight since 2019. He is on a two-fight skid now.

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Gastelum was set to take on Nassourdine Imavov earlier in April. However, the latter pulled out of the fight. Later, he was up for a fight with Driscus Du Plessis at UFC 273.

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But, the fight didn’t happen as Gastelum pulled out of the bout due to a knee injury. However, he recently had a successful surgery and is on the road to recovery. Although nothing has been announced yet, we might surely see him back in action after his recovery.

Who do you guys think Gastelum should fight next? What are your thoughts on his Instagram story? Let us know in the comments below.

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Afnan Chougle

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Afnan Chougle is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Besides writing, this Media graduate is an integral part of the digital web stories team for combat sports. Before joining EssentiallySports, Afnan gained valuable experience as an intern at Jiostudios Production House.

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