Fitness trainer dies on Emirates flight EK-763

Fitness trainer dies on Emirates flight EK-763
Published: 31 January 2011 - 4:06 a.m.

A medical emergency was declared on Emirates flight EK-763 from Dubai to Johannesburg on 27th January, after crew noticed that a 21-year-old female passenger was unconscious.

According to a report in the Aviation Herald, two doctors on board had attempted to resuscitate the passenger, who was a fitness trainer, while the crew accelerated approach and landing in South Africa.

Following a safe landing, the passenger was tragically pronounced dead. An autopsy has been order by South African authorities to determine the cause of death.

The return flight departed on schedule.

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