Co-operatives with Health Workers at the United Airlines Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to assist passengers under Covid-19. One person on a plane died of a “medical emergency” this week. The airline said in a statement.
The incident happened on an Orlando-to-Los Angeles flight on Monday. The plane returned to New Orleans when someone fell ill on board. Paramedics rushed the male passenger to a local hospital. He was pronounced dead there.
“Everything felt very intense, not real,” said Shay Allen, a passenger on the plane NBC Los Angeles. Allen said he saw the man bow his head and board the plane. Within 20 minutes of the flight, a nurse and emergency medical technician began giving him cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Alan says. She too Other passengers She overheard the man’s wife say she was experiencing symptoms similar to those of Kovid.
“During the diversion, we were informed that he had suffered a heart attack, so passengers were allowed to board the flight later or continue their travel plans,” the airline said. “The CDC has now contacted us directly, sharing the information we requested with the agency so we can work with local health officials so the CDC believes there is a risk of exposure or infection.”
Before boarding the plane, the male passenger filled out the required checklist and was told that Kovid had not tested positive and had no symptoms. But it is clear he has wrongly accepted the demand, the airline said.
The CDC said in a statement that they are in the process of collecting information and moving forward with our standard operating procedures to determine if further public health measures are appropriate. The agency does not provide any information about the deceased passenger “to protect the privacy of the individual”.
Allen said he is doing quarantine at his home in California as requested by the state. As of Friday, health officials had not been contacted. NBC Los Angeles Reported.
All four flight attendants who worked on the plane for 14 days after landing in Los Angeles have boarded the ship, said Taylor Garland, spokeswoman for the Association of Flight Attendants. NBC told Los Angeles.
“Our union continues to support the crew,” Garland said. “We urge passengers to follow the airline’s policy and stay home if you are ill.”