Paul McCartney, Wife Nancy Shevell Avoid Certain Death In May Helicopter Incident

Andrew Celani --

Paul McCartney is one of two surviving members of The Beatles. If not for the quick decision making of a 55-year-old British helicopter pilot, Ringo Starr would be the only one left.

According to the report, Paul and his wife Nancy Shevell were passengers on a helicopter traveling home to their estate in East Sussex on May 3rd when bad weather nearly caused the chopper to crash into some trees.

The pilot, an unidentified native of Hertfordshire, became disoriented when low clouds, poor visibility and rain forced the Sikorsky S-76C plunging downward, the Daily Mail reported. The pilot reacted just in time, narrowly missing the tree line by two feet.

The aircraft later landed safely at a nearby airport. The report states that Paul and Nancy had no idea they were in grave danger.

Andrew Celani —

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