Tragedy in flight – Flight forced to land in Larnaca

A passenger died on a Larnaca-Athens flight

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A Cyprus Airways flight bound for Athens made an emergency landing last night. According to the company, while flight CY312 took off for Athens, at some point a passenger felt unwell and as a result the aircraft returned to Larnaca.

At Glavkos Cleridis Airport, in the presence of company executives, the passenger was given first aid and taken to a hospital.

According to what a company representative told SigmaLive, the company will also undertake the repatriation of the body of the unfortunate passenger, while the rest of the passengers on the flight arrived this morning at their destination after being previously accommodated in a hotel in the city.