Passenger dies of mid-air cardiac arrest

Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) An air passenger suffered cardiac arrest mid-air and later died even as the Bangalore-bound aircraft made an emergency landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here Saturday, an official said.

Passenger Mane Uttam Vishnu on a New Delhi-Bangalore Jet Airways flight complained of chest pain. The pilot alerted the air traffic controller at the Hyderabad airport and was allowed to land, an airport official said.

The 46-year-old passenger was rushed to a Apollo Hospital's clinic at the airport where he was pronounced dead, a hospital spokesman told IANS.


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