Emergency: Broken throttle cable

While flying with his wife and two young children, this pilot experienced a broken throttle cable which, by design, made the engine run at full power. With no way to throttle back, the pilot kept his head and worked with ATC and his wife to troubleshoot the situation and perform a safe engine cutout landing. Excellent teamwork by all, and their relief as they rolled to a stop is palpable. Rule Number One: Fly the plane.


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