Korean B772 near Winnipeg on Apr 13th 2012, medical emergency

Last Update: April 14, 2012 / 20:51:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 13, 2012

Flight number
KE-73

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
HL7766

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A Korean Air Boeing 777-200, registration HL7766 performing flight KE-73 from Seoul (South Korea) to Toronto,ON (Canada), was enroute at FL370 about 220nm eastnortheast of Winnipeg,MB (Canada) and about 640nm northwest of Toronto when the crew decided to divert to Winnipeg due to a female passenger in her fifties suffering from symptoms of a heart attack. The aircraft landed safely in Winnipeg about 42 minutes later, the patient and her husband were taken to a hospital, the woman however had to be pronounced dead upon arrival in the hospital. The aircraft reached Toronto with a delay of 2:45 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 13, 2012

Flight number
KE-73

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
HL7766

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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