Kollam native, found unconscious at airport, passes away
Immediate medical attention was provided to Abdul Rahman Siaudeen, who arrived at the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport from Dammam at 3.25 a.m. on Wednesday, after he was found unconscious on the airport premises, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has said. (The passenger passed away subsequently).
In a press release issued in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday, the AAI said the Kollam native arrived by Jet Airways flight 9W-565.
After collecting his baggage and completing Customs formalities, the passenger left the baggage-claim area of the New International Terminal Building.
The Airport Terminal Manager received a message at 4.12 a.m. that a passenger was found unconscious.
The Terminal Manager alerted the duty doctor (at the terminal). The doctor provided first-aid and medical assistance to the patient.
On the doctor’s advice, the passenger was taken to a nearby private hospital at 4.21 a.m.
The airport authorities were intimated that he was admitted to the cardiac intensive care unit and his condition was critical, the release said. Subsequently, information came in that he passed away.
The body was taken to Kollam, the release added.