Flight attendant Yasser Saleh died of a heart attack while on the job. Flight from bahrain To Paris Charles de Gaulle.
death on arrival
A Gulf flight attendant was pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital on Tuesday morning. Saleh was part of the flight attendants on Flight GF 19, which departed Bahrain at 1:40 am on Tuesday. An hour and a half after the start of the flight, the attendant had a heart attack.
The plane made an emergency landing in the Iraqi city of Erbil, unfortunately too late for Saleh.
Gulf Air Sends Condolences
“The national airline extends its deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of its crew members and confirms that flights to Paris have resumed as planned,” a Gulf Air spokesman said. .
“Gulf Airlines reaffirms that the safety of our passengers and crew is our top priority, and we appreciate the patience and understanding of our passengers on affected flights,” the statement continued.
Protocol for medical emergencies
The plane was unable to land for three hours before setting off again for Paris. With the same crew from the original flight.
A heart attack on board is grounds for an emergency landing at an airport with the proper equipment and personnel. Flight attendants are also trained to provide medical assistance in emergencies, and most airlines have access to medical experts via satellite phones.