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Commercial pilot from Silsbee dies of heart attack
Community members are offering support to the family of a commercial pilot from Silsbee.
Henry Skillern, 63, died this morning after suffering a heart attack during a flight from Houston to Seattle on Thursday night.
Two doctors and an off-duty United Airlines pilot were on the flight.
The off-duty pilot helped the first officer land the plane while doctors performed CPR.
Skillern died at the hospital.
His parents live in Silsbee where he grew up.
That's where we find Justin Hinton with reaction from community members learning about his death.