Oman Air flight makes medical emergency landing

Kolkata, Feb 22 (PTI) An Oman Air flight from Chittagongto Muscat made a medical emergency landing at the N S C BoseInternational Airport here today.

The Oman Air flight with 85 passengers on board made themedical emergency landing as a woman passenger Heena Begum,36, complained of severe pain in her right arm, airportsources said.

The pilot of the Oman Air flight contacted the Air TrafficControl of the N S C Bose International Airport and requestedpermission for medical emergency landing, which was granted bythe ATC.

The plane landed at around 5 pm and Heena Begum wasimmediately rushed to emergency medical unit of the airport,where the doctors found the Begum has suffered a heart attackand was sent to a city hospital.

The Oman Air flight then took off after at around 6.30 pm,the sources added.

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