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.