Plane diverted to Shannon after two men suffer heart attacks

first_imgShannondoc operating but only by appointment First Irish death from Coronavirus Advertisement Facebook Proceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHL NewsBreaking newsPlane diverted to Shannon after two men suffer heart attacksBy Staff Reporter – April 30, 2014 727 WhatsApp TAGSalitaliafeaturedheart attackpassengerplaneShannon Twitter No vaccines in Limerick yet center_img Previous articleDundon and Killeen trial adjourned for prison recordings to be disclosedNext articleJack L set for Spiegeltent Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Email Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April Andrew CareySign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up [email protected] men suffered heart attacks with one dying on an Alitalia plane bound for New York when the scheduled flight from Rome was diverted to Shannon Airport this Tuesday evening.It is understood that Alitalia flight AZ-610 was just over 50 miles off the West Clare coastline when the crew onboard notified air traffic control at Shannon that an emergency had unfolded with two men suffering heart attacks.An immediate emergency plan was put in place for paramedics and a doctor to be put on stand by for when the plane touched down shortly after 5:30pm.A man in his 70s was pronounced dead at the scene while the second passenger was taken to University Hospital Limerick for treatment.The flight left Flumicino airport in Rome shortly after 14:45 local time and had just passed over the south of Ireland bound for JFK international Airport when the medical emergency occurred. Print RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended Linkedinlast_img

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