Passenger dies of mid-air cardiac arrest

Last Updated: Sat, Jul 20, 2013 13:40 hrs

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

Singh was rushed to a private hospital, where he died during treatment, the official said.

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