Woman dies of heart attack mid-air

Plane returns to airport after her death

A 43-year-old Saudi woman died of heart attack during flight in Egypt’s airspace while she was on holiday with her son, a newspaper reported on Monday.

The Egypt Air plane was en route from Cairo to the Sinai resort of Sharm Al Shaikh when Sheikha bint Abdullah suffered from heart attack.

“The plane retuned to airport after the woman died..the body was taken to the morgue at a local hospital and the plane resumed flight two hours later,” the Egyptian Arabic language daily Alyoum Al Sabei said.