Hyderabad

Air passenger dies of cardiac arrest

An Air India flight bound for New Delhi from Chennai made an emergency landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) on Sunday afternoon after a passenger developed health problems.

Jaswanth Singh (50) of Raipur in Chhattisgarh complained of uneasiness, and immediately the on-board doctor examined him and alerted the pilot about passenger’s condition. After taking permission from the Air Traffic Control at RGIA, the AI-430 flight made an emergency landing. The authorities rushed the passenger to a corporate hospital on the airport premises where doctors declared him brought dead.

Officials said the passenger died of cardiac arrest and his family was informed of it.

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