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British Airways Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

British Airways flight BA-292 made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on November 27th.

The plane heading from Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, to Heathrow Airport, England, was diverted after a woman went into labor.

The plane landed safely. The woman was rushed to a hospital.

Virgin Atlantic Flight Diverts to Dublin due to Medical Emergency

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-16 made an emergency landing in Dublin, Ireland, on November 24th.

The plane heading from Orlando, Florida, to Gatwick Airport, England, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency.

The plane landed safely.

GoAir Flight Diverts to Chennai After Medical Emergency

GoAir flight G8-465 made an emergency landing in Chennai, India, on November 13th.

The plane heading from Port Blair to Mumbai, India, was diverted after an elderly passenger complained of chest pain.

The plane landed safely at Chennai Airport.

Authorities said Vijay Kulkarni, 78, collapsed and died shortly after landing.

Oman Air Flight Diverts to Abu Dhabi as Boy Dies On-Board

An Oman Air flight had to make an emergency landing in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on November 12th.

The plane heading from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to Kerala, India, was diverted after a four-year-old passenger developed epileptic seizures and passed away.

The plane landed safely.

The deceased was identified as Yahya Puthiyapurayil. He was an Indian citizen.

Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport After Medical Emergency

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight NAX7109 made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on November 4th.

The plane heading from Barcelona, Spain, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency.

The plane landed safely. The patient was transported to University Hospital Limerick.

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Boston

Lufthansa flight LH-401 made an emergency landing in Boston, Massachusetts, on October 26th.

The Airbus A380-800 plane heading from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, to Frankfurt, Germany, was diverted due to oil fumes on board.

The plane landed safely. Several passengers and crew members needed medical attention after landing.

Emirates Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport After Medical Emergency

Emirates flight EK-237 made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on October 23rd.

The plane heading from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to Boston, Massachusetts, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency.

The plane landed safely. The patient was taken to a hospital.

GoAir Flight Diverts to Nagpur due to Medical Emergency

A GoAir flight made an emergency landing at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur, India, on October 22nd.

The plane heading from Ahmedabad to Kolkata, India, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency.

The plane landed safely.

Passenger Dipansha Jitendra Gangwani, 43, was examined by a team of doctors at the airport and was declared dead.

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Calgary International Airport

American Airlines flight AA-263 made an emergency landing at Calgary International Airport in Alberta, Canada, on October 11th.

The plane heading from Dallas, Texas, to Beijing, China, was initially diverted to Edmonton International Airport, Alberta, Canada, after a passenger suffered a medical emergency. However, the crew subsequently reported a mechanical issue and decided to divert to Calgary.

The plane landed safely.

SpiceJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Medical Emergency

SpiceJet flight SG-88 made an emergency landing in Varanasi, India, on October 5th.

The plane heading from Bangkok, Thailand, to Delhi, India, was diverted after a passenger suffered a heart attack on board.

The plane landed safely. The passenger, who was a Thai national, was rushed to a hospital, where the doctors declared him brought dead.

Norwegian Air International Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Gatwick Airport

Norwegian Air International flight D8-2905 made an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport, England, on October 5th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Copenhagen, Denmark, was on approach to Gatwick Airport when the captain reported that the first officer had become ill and declared an emergency.

The plane continued for a safe landing.

Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Myrtle Beach

Spirit Airlines flight NK-779 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on July 26th.

The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Florida, was diverted after several passengers and crew members started feeling ill due to a strange odor on board.

The plane landed safely. Ten people were taken to hospital.

Qantas Flight Diverts to Adelaide After Passenger Dies Mid-Air

Qantas flight QF-2 made an emergency landing in Adelaide, Australia, on June 29th.

The plane heading from London, United Kingdom, to Sydney, Australia, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency and subsequently died.

The plane landed safely.

United Airlines Flight Diverts to Memphis due to Medical Emergency

United Airlines flight UA-4444 made an emergency landing in Memphis, Tennessee, on June 13th.

The plane heading from Mobile, Alabama, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after the first officer became incapacitated.

The plane landed safely. The first officer was rushed to a hospital.

Allegiant Air Flight Diverts to Gainesville due to Medical Emergency

Allegiant Air flight G4-1304 made an emergency landing in Gainesville, Florida, on May 31st.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, Kentucky, to Punta Gorda, Florida, was diverted after one of the pilots suffered a medical emergency.

The plane landed safely. The pilot was taken to a hospital.

Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Phoenix

Frontier Airlines flight F9-1764 made an emergency landing in Phoenix, Arizona, on May 27th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from San Diego, California, to Tulsa, Oklahoma, was diverted after a number of passengers reported feeling unwell due to an unidentified odor on-board.

The plane landed safely. Seventeen passengers were examined by the medical teams at the airport while one passenger was taken to a hospital.

Transavia Flight Diverts to Vienna due to Medical Emergency

Transavia flight HV-163 made an emergency landing in Vienna, Austria, on May 13th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Antalya, Turkey, was diverted after eight passengers became sick.

The plane landed safely. Two of the sick passengers were taken to hospitals while the other six were treated at the airport.

China Eastern Airlines Flight Diverts to Alaska due to Medical Emergency

China Eastern Airlines flight MU587 made an emergency landing at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska, on March 23rd.

The plane heading from Shanghai, China, to New York, was diverted after an elderly passenger suffered a medical emergency.

The plane dumped 30 tons of fuel before landing safely in Anchorage.

The patient was taken to a hospital.

Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

A Turkish Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Keflavik International Airport, Iceland, on March 22nd.

The plane heading from Istanbul, Turkey, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency.

The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to a hospital.

Jet2 Flight Diverts to Portugal due to Medical Emergency

Jet2 flight LS-1202 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Faro, Portugal, on February 17th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Lanzarote, Spain, to Birmingham, England, was diverted after the first officer became unwell.

The plane landed safely.

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

Lufthansa flight LH-1730 had to return and make an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on February 10th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, but had to turn back after a crew member complained of dizziness and nausea due to an unusual odor on board.

The plane landed safely.

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