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Lady dies on United Airways red-eye flight from Houston to London – Chron


A passenger aboard a red-eye flight from Houston to London handed away on Wednesday morning following an obvious coronary heart assault that probably occured someplace over the Atlantic, officers introduced.

As reported by the Mirror’s Kelly-Ann Mills, the incident occurred on Flight UA880 out of George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The nine-hour in a single day flight took off from IAH at 4:22 p.m. CT on Tuesday and landed at London Heathrow at 7:07 a.m. native time Wednesday. In keeping with Mills, a name was made to the London Ambulance Service at 6:33 a.m. reporting that an economic system passenger had gone into cardiac arrest aboard the flight. 

“We despatched two cycle paramedics and an incident response officer,” a London Ambulance Service official instructed Mills. “Sadly, a lady was pronounced useless on the scene.”

The London Metropolitan Police provided a easy assertion to The Day by day Mail’s Jonathan Rose Wednesday confirming a “51-year-old girl had died on a flight arriving into Terminal 2 at Heathrow” and stating that authorities had investigated the fatality and concluded that the loss of life was sudden however that the incident wasn’t suspicious. “Her subsequent of kin are conscious and a file will likely be ready for the coroner,” the assertion concluded.

United Airways confirmed the incident with an announcement of its personal Wednesday, and provided condolences for the household of the deceased girl, who has but to be publicly recognized, per Rose.

“A buyer onboard United flight 880 at present, from Houston London Heathrow, skilled a medical to emergency onboard,” a United spokesperson mentioned. “Medical personnel met the plane on arrival at London Heathrow. We lengthen our deepest condolences to the client’s household and family members.”


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