Flight diverted after passenger suffers heart attack mid-air

Flight diverted after passenger suffers heart attack mid-air

NATIONAL | October 6, 2018 (ANI):

A Mumbai-bound flight from Bagdogra was diverted to Patna airport on Friday following a medical emergency.


The Indigo flight made an emergency landing at Patna after a passenger suffered a heart attack mid-air.

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A passenger, Amarjeet Tripathi, from Odisha complained of chest pain to crew members of the Indigo flight after which the flight contacted the Patna airport for emergency landing.

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After landing, the patient was provided with immediate medical assistance and was shifted to a hospital. The passenger is now safe.

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On Friday, a Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight was diverted to Varanasi after a passenger's health deteriorated onboard. Unfortunately, the passenger, who was traveling on SG 88 from Bangkok to Delhi, was declared brought dead at a local hospital.

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