Passenger dies on board Delhi-Mumbai flight, family accuses airline
A passenger on board a Jet Airways flight from Delhi to Mumbai died of cardiac arrest. His family has accused the flight's crew of negligence. The 53-year-old passenger, Mohammad Afroz Ahmed, was travelling with his nephew.
Alleging that the passenger was not given any medical assistance and oxygen supply, his family and co-passengers accused the crew of not making an emergency landing either.
Passenger dies on Delhi-Mumbai flight; family accuses airline
Jet Airways denies family's allegations
Jet Airways has denied the allegations made by the family saying he was given proper care and was also examined by a doctor.
But, one co-passenger said, "The passenger kept complaining about uneasiness and asked for oxygen which was not provided to him. By the time, an announcement for an onboard doctor was made, I had performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the passenger."
Jet Airways' statement
Crew immediately attended to the guest on board: Jet Airways
A statement by Jet said, "A guest on the Jet Airways flight 9W 376 from Delhi to Mumbai developed a medical condition on January 21, 2018. The crew immediately attended to the guest, who was also examined by a doctor travelling on the flight. "
It further added, "Jet Airways crew undergoes extensive (first-aid) training and the crew on board followed all established protocols."