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Pilot suffers heart attack on runway in Scotland

Dutch airline KLM said the crew of the aircraft and a passenger resuscitated the captain after which he was taken to a hospital.

world Updated: Dec 03, 2016 17:42 IST
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Dutch airline KLM informed that one of its pilots suffered a heart attack while taxiing to the runway at Glasgow Airport in Scotland.
Dutch airline KLM informed that one of its pilots suffered a heart attack while taxiing to the runway at Glasgow Airport in Scotland.(AFP file photo for representation )

Dutch airline KLM informed that one of its pilots suffered a heart attack while taxiing to the runway at Glasgow Airport in Scotland for a flight to Amsterdam on Friday evening.

The airline, in a statement, said the crew of the aircraft and a passenger resuscitated the captain after which he was taken to a hospital.

The co-pilot brought the plane back to the gate, where the ambulance crew met the plane. The flight was cancelled and passengers were rebooked.