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Qatar: Pilot dies mid-air of heart attack

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Doha, Oct 14: A Qatar airways flight made an emergency landing as the captain of the plane died mid-air while forcing the flight from Philippines to Qatar on Wednesday, Oct 13.

Though the airways officials did not reveal the actual cause of the sudden death of the captain but according to some sources, the reason was heart attack.

The Qatar airways official stated through an email, "Qatar Airways regrets to inform that the captain of Flight QR645, operating from Manila to Doha, passed away on board."

The co-pilot of the flight diverted it to Kuala Lumpur, where a new crew boarded.

However, all the passengers and other crew members of the flight were safe and the plane landed safely.

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