Saudi plane makes emergency landing at Cairo airport after passenger falls ill

Menna Alaa El-Din , Sunday 19 Aug 2018

A Saudi Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Cairo airport on Sunday when a passenger on board became ill, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.

According to sources at Cairo International Airport, the control tower received a message from the Saudi plane, which was on its way to Tunisia from Jeddah, requesting a doctor and an ambulance for a Tunisian passenger who was unwell.

The plane was given the green light to land at Cairo and the 37-year-old passenger was transferred to a hospital near the airport.



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