Brit man dies onboard flight to Portugal after crew find him unconscious

A BRITISH man died onboard a flight to Portugal after crew found him unconscious.

The TAP Air London to Lisbon flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Santiago de Compostela Airport in Spain after the 71-year-old man suffered a suspected heart attack.

The man suffered a suspect heart attack


The man suffered a suspect heart attackCredit: Getty

Staff at the airport notified the emergency services and paramedics raced to the scene before the plane touched down.

Medical staff on the ground battled to revive the man, but the was pronounced dead at around 9.30pm on May 6.

His initials were given as I. S. Y. No further details about him were reported.


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