x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 24 January 2018

Flight makes emergency stop in Poland after woman dies

A woman died on an Emirates Airline flight from Dubai to Manchester, England yesterday, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing in Poland, AFP reported. Doctors boarded the plane but were unable to revive her, said Przemyslaw Przybylski, a spokesman for Warsaw's Chopin Airport. "The flight was resumed with the body aboard," he said. Mr Przybylski declined to provide more details. An Emirates Spokesperson added that flight EK021 flight had a one hour and 50 minutes delay in Warsaw. "Emirates sympathises with the family members involved,” an airline spokesperson said. Last month, a woman died on an Emirates flight from Amsterdam, which was forced to land in Prague.