Passengers on a British Airways flight suffered quite a shock upon landing as they discovered that a 73-year-old woman, who they thought was sleeping, had in fact died during the flight. flight, report several European media.
Last Thursday, a flight from London landed in Nice and it was when people started to get up to collect their luggage and exit the plane that some noticed that a passenger was still motionless in her seat.
Passengers initially tried to wake her, but became very worried because they could not get her to move. Panicked, they then alerted the crew, who then called the emergency services.
Paramedics tried to resuscitate her, but without success, reports the French English-speaking media The Connexion. The death of the septuagenarian was confirmed around 10 p.m. local time.
She reportedly died following a cardiac arrest.