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Vietnamese flight makes emergency landing to save unconscious passenger

Vietnamese flight makes emergency landing to save unconscious passenger

Sunday, June 21, 2020, 10:34 GMT+7
Vietnamese flight makes emergency landing to save unconscious passenger
A Vietjet plane is pictured in 2020. Photo: T.Tung / Tuoi Tre

A Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City flight had to make an emergency landing on Thursday night for an unconscious patient to be taken to the hospital.

Flight VJ 151 operated by budget carrier Vietjet Air urgently landed at Da Nang International Airport at around 10:45 pm on June 18, a source close to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper confirmed.

L., a 36-year-old passenger, lost his consciousness mid-flight and needed prompt hospital admission.

A team of medics was ready to provide assistance as soon as the aircraft landed at the airport.

The patient had gone into a coma by the time.

He was sweating excessively, while his pupils were dilated.

The passenger was then brought to the hospital for emergency care.

Following the incident, the flight continued its journey to Ho Chi Minh City at 11:44 pm the same day.

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