A passenger on a flight from Turkey to Glasgow has died after becoming unresponsive mid-air.
Police were called to Glasgow Airport at around 7.20pm on March 7, after a man became unwell on a Jet2 flight from Antalya.
The 44-year-old is believed to have been travelling alone, and a mid-air emergency was declared at around 6.40pm.
According to unconfirmed reports, cabin crew performed CPR on the man for 40 minutes before the pilots made a priority landing at the airport.
A spokesperson said: “We can confirm that Flight LS110 from Antalya to Glasgow requested a priority landing on Tuesday evening, due to an unresponsive customer onboard.
“Regrettably, we can confirm that the customer passed away. Our thoughts are with the customer’s family and friends at this very difficult time.”
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were made aware around 7.20pm on Tuesday, March 7 of a 44-year-old man taking unwell on board a flight which had arrived at Glasgow Airport.
“The man was pronounced dead a short time later.
“A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”
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