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EgyptAir flight makes emergency landing in Dublin after passenger suffers health problems

Marina Barsoum , Tuesday 7 Aug 2018
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File photo: This is a April 2014 image of an EgyptAir Airbus A320 with the registration SU-GCC taking off from Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey (AP)
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EgyptAir flight MS 995 from Cairo to Toronto made an emergency landing on Tuesday in Dublin, Ireland after one of the passengers suffered a health crisis, according to a statement by EgyptAir.

According to EgyptAir's chairman Ahmed Adel, flight attendants administered first aid; however, the passenger was in need of more advanced healthcare.

Upon arrival at Dublin airport, an ambulance was called and the passenger was taken off the flight for immediate treatment.

A few hours later, the plane resumed its journey to Toronto.

Adel stressed that EgyptAir gives the utmost priority to the safety of its passengers.

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