Lufthansa A333 over Atlantic on Mar 12th 2018, first officer incapacitated
Last Update: September 19, 2018 / 15:05:58 GMT/Zulu time
The Canadian TSB reported: "The flight landed single-pilot at CYYT without further incident."
Passengers reported the aircraft was enroute, meal service had just been completed and the lights were dimmed for the night, when an announcement was made asking for medical personnel on board. A doctor and a nurse responded and assisted the first officer while the aircraft was diverting to St. Johns, then Halifax and again St. John's.
On Sep 19th 2018 Germany's BFU released their March Bulletin reporting the first officer became incapacitated in flight due to illness. The captain declared emergency and diverted to St. John's. The BFU representing the state of operator has joined the investigation into the serious incident led by Canada's TSB.
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