El Al B737 near Tirana on Apr 25th 2012, medical emergency

Last Update: April 26, 2012 / 14:06:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 25, 2012

Airline
El Al

Flight number
LY-334

Destination
Tel Aviv, Israel

Aircraft Registration
4X-EKE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

An El Al Boeing 737-700, registration 4X-EKE performing flight LY-334 from Brussels (Belgium) to Tel Aviv (Israel), was enroute at FL350 about 45nm north of Tirana (Albania) when the crew reported a female passenger (84) suffered symptoms of a heart attack and decided to divert to Brindisi (Italy) about 110nm southwest of their position. The aircraft landed safely on runway 31, the patient was taken to a local hospital.

The aircraft reached Tel Aviv with a delay of 1:45 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 25, 2012

Airline
El Al

Flight number
LY-334

Destination
Tel Aviv, Israel

Aircraft Registration
4X-EKE

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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