Incident: Saudia A320 near Sharm el Sheikh on Mar 31st 2011, medical emergency
|By Simon Hradecky, created Sunday, Apr 3rd 2011 10:25Z, last updated Sunday, Apr 3rd 2011 10:25Z |
A Saudi Arabian Airlines Airbus A320-200, flight SV-336 from Alexandria Borg el Arab (Egypt) to Madinah (Saudi Arabia) with 121 passengers, was enroute near Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt) when a passenger suffered symptons of a heart attack. A doctor amongst passengers provided first aid while the flight crew diverted to Sharm el Sheikh for a safe landing. The passenger was taken to a hospital and is on the way to recovery.
The airplane reached Madinah with a delay of 2 hours.
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