Woman, 80, Lands Plane After Husband Dies During Flight

April 3, 2012 Updated Apr 3, 2012 at 5:54 PM EDT

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Woman, 80, Lands Plane After Husband Dies During Flight

April 3, 2012 Updated Apr 3, 2012 at 5:54 PM EDT

According to the Green Bay (Wis.) Press-Gazette, an 80-year-old Wisconsin woman successfully landed a small plane Monday after her 81-year-old husband who was piloting the plane died during flight.

A Wisconsin medical examiner said the husband's death was caused by a medical condition that occurred before the emergency landing, according to the Press-Gazette story. The wife was hospitalized with back pain, according to the report.

Read the Press-Gazette story HERE.