When Alan L. Farkas first heard about the pilot who landed his plane on Lake Shore Drive last week, he happened to be standing 5 feet away from where the pilot took off.The plane had begun to lose power on its flight from Oshkosh, Wis., to La Porte, Ind. As he attempted to restore power, pilot John Ginley made a mayday call to air traffic control, who advised him to try to fly to Chicago Midway International Airport. That …