This is so sad!
An American Airlines plane had to make an emergency landing in Syracuse, New York on Monday because the pilot suddenly became ill and died mid-flight!
Flight 550, which left Phoenix overnight and was the red eye to Boston, was diverted to Syracuse's airport just after 7am ET because of the death.
The first officer had to make an emergency landing all alone after the pilot's death, though fortunately none of the other crew members or 147 passengers were injured, and the plane landed safely.
American Airlines released a statement about the incident: