Jun 26, 2018
A United Airlines flight was diverted to Washington Dulles International Airport after a passenger on board died from a medical emergency.
Flight 1888 was traveling from Houston to Boston Wednesday morning when the passenger suffered a medical emergency. The crew used all available medical equipment on board, and had the plane diverted to Dulles, a United spokesperson said.
It’s not clear what the medical emergency was, but the spokesperson said the passenger died.
On Tuesday, another passenger died after suffering a medical emergency on an American Airlines flight from London that landed in Philadelphia,
A passenger died after suffering a medical emergency on a flight that landed at Philadelphia International Airport.
A spokesperson with the airport told NBC10 medics responded to American Airlines flight 737 which departed from London, England and made a normal landing at Philly International around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday. The unidentified person was pronounced dead.
Officials have not revealed how the person died but said he or she suffered from a medical emergency unrelated to the flight.