Air India Passenger Dies of Cardiac Arrest

Air India Airbus A319

Air India (Airbus A319 pictured)

An Air India flight made an emergency landing at New Delhi Sunday afternoon after a passenger became ill and later died.

Air India Flight 430, flying from Chennai to New Delhi, requested emergency priority clearance to land when 50 year-old Jaswanth Singh complained of uneasiness. A doctor onboard tended to him and alerted the pilots.

Authorities rushed the man to a hospital at the airport immediately after landing where he was pronounced dead.

Officials said the passenger died of cardiac arrest.


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