US Bound Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Egypt after Passenger Dies Aboard

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
By George Hatcher

Saudi Arabian AirlinesA Saudi Airlines flight 021 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Cairo International Airport, Cairo, Egypt, on September 19th.

The plane en-route to New York from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was mid-air above Cairo when the pilot reported that a passenger had fallen ill onboard.

The plane landed uneventfully.

The passenger was already dead by the time he was taken to hospital.

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