Tragedy Averted As Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Pilot Dies Of Cardiac Arrest

LAGOS NOVEMBER 27TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A tragedy was averted after a plane packed with tourists was forced to make an emergency landing after a pilot suffered a suspected heart attack in the cockpit before dying.

The pilot who was a 49-year-old was flying the Russian state airline Aeroflot Airbus 320 on a domestic flight from Moscow at 33,000 ft when he became ill.

The jet bound for the popular Black Sea resort of Anapa made an emergency landing at Platov International Airport in Rostov-on-Don on Sunday where medical help was given to the pilot.

But he was pronounced dead.

A female passenger said: “A female flight attendant ran through the plane asking if there was a doctor because one of the crew members was feeling unwell.

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