British Midland A321 near Riga on Jun 14th 2012, medical emergency

Last Update: June 15, 2012 / 13:55:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 14, 2012

Flight number
BD-891

Aircraft Registration
G-MEDU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A British Midland Airbus A321-200, registration G-MEDU performing flight BD-891 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Moscow Domodedovo (Russia), was enroute at FL370 about 100nm west of Riga (Latvia) when the crew decided to divert to Riga due to a female passenger who suffered seizures and had become unresponsive. The aircraft landed safely on Riga's runway 36 about 19 minutes later, the patient was taken to a hospital.

The aircraft departed Riga after 75 minutes on the ground and reached Moscow with a delay of 75 minutes.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 14, 2012

Flight number
BD-891

Aircraft Registration
G-MEDU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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