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Air Canada Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

Air CanadaAir Canada flight ACA-871 made an emergency landing at Shannon airport, Ireland, on August 14th.

The plane, heading to Montreal, Canada, from Paris, France, had to be diverted after a passenger apparently suffered a cardiac arrest.

The cabin crew provided emergency medical assistance to the patient before the plane safely landed.

The patient was rushed to University Hospital Limerick while the plane, with over 400 people aboard, resumed its journey.

Child Goes into Cardiac Arrest Midair; JetBlue Flight Lands in Emergency

jetBlueJetBlue flight 1786 had to make an emergency landing at Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts at around 5:30 p.m. on November 6.

The flight was on its way from Pittsburgh to Boston when the pilot informed the authorities that a 2-year-old child was in cardiac arrest.

The aircraft landed safely and the child was immediately taken to Massachusetts General Hospital. The authorities said that he was unconscious at the time but did have a pulse.

Massachusetts State Police Trooper John Morris, who was one of the first to reach at the scene, said, “There was a doctor on board the flight and he responded and he performed medical attention to the child that was very helpful with his survival.”

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