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Chennai, Jan 19 : A passenger, who was on his way to Chennai
from Dubai, died due to a massive heart attack, before the flight was
scheduled to land at the Anna International airport here, this morning.
Airport sources said the Fly Dubai Airlines, with 117 passengers on
board, was on its way to Chennai when the passenger, Madar Shah
Basheer (47), a native of Nagapattinam district, suffered a massive
heart attack mid air and collapsed.
The crew members of the aircraft offered him first aid and the pilot
immediately contacted the Chennai Air Traffic control room and
explained the emergency following which a medical team was kept
Soon after the aircraft touched down at the airport, doctors went
inside and examined the passenger and declared him dead due
to a massive heart attack.
Airport police recovered the body and shifted to Chromepet Government
Hospital for post mortem. His family members in Nagapattinam were also
informed about the death.
The aircraft was scheduled to depart for Dubai at 5.30 a.m. Since the flight
needs to be cleaned and washed in view of the death, it departed for Dubai
at 7.00 a.m. after a delay on 90 minutes.