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

Ahram Online , Saturday 12 Jan 2019

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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)

EgyptAir flight MS986 from New York to Cairo made an emergency landing on Saturday in Munich, Germany after one of the passengers onboard had a medical emergency, according to a statement by EgyptAir.

Flight attendants administered first aid to the female passenger, the statement read, but she needed more advanced care.

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

The plane resumed its journey to Cairo International Airport several hours later.

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