VIDEO: USAF F-16 GCAS system saves pilot

Aviation Week has published a declassified on board video of an Arizona Air National Guard F-16 narrowly avoid hitting the ground thanks to it's Automatic Collision Avoidance System.

The system automatically takes over when it believes the aircraft is about to fly into terrain, either due to pilot error or as in this case the pilot becoming incapacitated.

For more on the system and this incident have a read of the full Aviation Week article.