Tibet A319 enroute on Dec 21st 2020, training captain incapacitated in flight dies after landing
Last Update: December 23, 2020 / 18:20:31 GMT/Zulu time
The airline confirmed (after initially stating to Chinese Media they didn't know of such an occurrence and were checking) the captain of the flight felt unwell during the flight. The flight had been crewed with two captains, the second captain took over and landed safely in Chengdu. The first captain was taken to a hospital, the rescue however failed and the highly regarded captain died unfortunately.
The aircraft remained on the ground in Chengdu for about 9 hours, then resumed service.
Sources within the airline reported the training captain (39) had been one of the best pilots in the airline.
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