Pilot Refused To Make The Emergency Landing Insisted By A Doctor, Thus Causing The Death Of A 25-Year-Old Woman
May 3, 2018 13:05
In-flight emergencies are unfortunately a very common thing. Planes have to make an emergency landing due to a passenger's health condition approximately 50 times a day in the U.S., with around 44,000 of such cases happening every year worldwide.
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Airlines are aware of the risk and statistics, which is why the flight attendants are trained by medical professionals in order to be able to assist passengers. In addition, planes are equipped with automated external defibrillator, because one of the most common reasons for an in-flight medical emergency is the heart attacks.