Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 7:05 pm

Oman Air makes medical emergency landing in Riyadh

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DUBAI: An Oman Air flight from Jeddah to Muscat made emergency landing and was diverted to Riyadh due to a medical emergency.

But the passenger, the airline said, passed away after arriving at the airport.

It expressed condolences to the deceased’s family.

“Flight W674 JED-MCT has diverted to Riyadh this morning for a passenger to receive urgent medical assistance on ground. Medical assistance duly coordinated prior to arrival at airport. Crew did everything they could, but sadly, the guest succumbed after arrival,” the national carrier of Oman tweeted.

“Oman Air expresses its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family,” it said.

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