But where is Karen Black when you need her?
When the copilot of a Lufthansa flight was struck with a debilitating migraine while mid-air on Monday, the crew could have used a doctor — but what they got was a pilot.
Luckily, one brave passenger happened to work for North American Airlines, making him fully qualified to fly commercial aircraft.
“It was a miracle,” a source involved in the operation told Independent.ie. “It had all the elements of a Hollywood movie but thankfully one with a happy ending.”