90-year-old pensioner died on Board the Airbus A319 the airline “Ural airlines”, carrying out flight from Moscow to Irkutsk on the night of 27 November.
“The plane was flying from Moscow Domodedovo to Irkutsk, – said the Agency “Billpost” in a press-service of the airport of the regional center. – A woman 90 years old died during the flight”.
According to carrier, an elderly woman “fell asleep and never woke up” during the execution of a flight u6-105. “The crew immediately reported the incident to ground services of the airport of destination. At the airport of Irkutsk the body of the passenger was transferred to the operational services of the airport”, – said the Agency IrkutskMedia in the airline.
“According to the doctors, he died in his sleep,” said the source “Interfax” in emergency services. According to him, the old woman flew in accompanied by his daughter in Irkutsk, where he lived permanently.
The cause of death to be established professionals. The mission of the air carrier noted that before departure from the destination point, the old lady has passed the age limit, says “Komsomolskaya Pravda”.
Deaths during air travel are not uncommon, but in Russia, the increased attention to such incidents began to pay after the resonance of history with the death of the resident of Chelyabinsk Artem Chichikov in the Moscow airport “Sheremetyevo” 18 August 2014. He and his wife returned home from their honeymoon flight airline Air Europa from Barcelona to Chelyabinsk. The young man on Board had a heart attack, which the commander of the crew decided to make an emergency landing in Moscow, however, despite the emergency landing, Chichikov died.
This incident caused a great public resonance. The investigative Committee opened a criminal case under part 2 of article 109 (“Causing death by negligence due to improper performance of their professional duties”) of the criminal code of the Russian Federation, promising to give an “assessment of the actions or inaction of officials and health workers” and the General Prosecutor’s office began checking the quality of medical services in all airports and railway stations of the country.
A few days later, another Russian died in another Moscow airport – Domodedovo. He flew from Frankfurt to Samara and died after an emergency landing in the Russian capital. The health Ministry then stated that this man suffered from chronic heart disease, and in “Domodedovo” reported that the passenger “had contraindications to travel for health reasons after the operation”.
On the night of September 5, 2014 in Samara died as a passenger Boeing 767 operated by Air Astana, carrying out flight from the German Frankfurt am main in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.
In April of this year aboard the Boeing 777 flying from Moscow to Vladivostok, suddenly died a citizen of South Korea, which in flight became ill.