Medical Emergency Prompts PIA Flight to Make a Stop in Moscow

Monday, March 16, 2015
By George Hatcher

piaPakistan International Airlines flight PK 785 made an emergency landing at Moscow airport, Russia, on March 15.

The flight, en-route from Islamabad, Pakistan, to London Heathrow Airport, England, had to make an emergency stop, after a passenger suffered heart attack midair.

The plane landed safely. The airline arranged an ambulance for the passenger, identified as Pervez Iqbal.

The flight resumed shortly afterwards.

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