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Tigerair Plane Diverts to Thailand due to Passenger’s Death

tigerairTigerair flight PR 2177 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok, Thailand, on January 12.

The plane had to divert in emergency after a passenger died mid-air. The passenger has been identified as Mr. Seet Ngow Chai, 58.

The reason of death is assumed to be the passenger’s chronic illness.

The plane landed safely. No one was injured.

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United Flight Returns to O’Hare due to Issues with Cabin Pressure

United airlinesUnited Airlines Flight 1218 had to return and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport,  Chicago, Illinois, on February 3.

The plane departed for Denver at 9:01 a.m. but had to return shortly afterwards due to issues with cabin pressure.

The Boeing 737-900 landed safely and medics checked 175 people complaining of nausea and ear pain. Authorities confirmed that none of the passengers or crew members was taken to hospital.

An airline spokesperson said, “Maintenance is inspecting the aircraft as we accommodate the customers.”

The FAA is investigating.

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