A 71-year-old British passenger has died after suffering a suspected heart attack on a TAP Air Portugal flight from London to Lisbon that was forced to make an emergency landing at Spain’s Santiago de Compostela Airport
A British passenger has died of a suspected heart attack on a flight to Portugal.
TAP Air Portugal flight from London to Lisbon made an emergency landing in Spain after the patient was found to be unconscious.
The plane landed at Santiago de Compostela Airport in the country’s north-western region of Galicia.
Airport employees had informed the emergency services and paramedics were dispatched to the scene of the accident.
After the plane landed, medical staff attempted to revive the man but their efforts were in vain and he was pronounced dead around 9:30pm on Friday (6 May).
His initials were ISY and he was 71 years old.
Further details about him were not disclosed.
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