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Man dies of heart attack onboard aircraft at Varanasi airport

The incident was reported at the Varansai airport when an Indigo airlines flight (6E-711) was on the runway to take off for Mumbai.

india Updated: Nov 23, 2017 14:31 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
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The passenger was reportedly travelling alone. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

A 65-year-old man on Thursday died onboard a Varanasi-Mumbai flight after he reportedly suffered a heart attack, officials said.

The incident was reported at about 10:20am at the Varansai airport when an Indigo airlines flight (6E-711) was on the runway to take off for Mumbai, they said.

A passenger IB Tripathy (65), travelling alone, reportedly suffered a heart attack and died, they added.

The police are taking the case forward, they said.

First Published: Nov 23, 2017 14:31 IST