A Chennai-bound Oman Air flight from Muscat today made an emergency landing at Goa International airport in Dabolim after a woman passenger was taken ill. “There was (an) emergency landing due to a medical reason at 7 AM today. Oman Airway’s flight that was flying to Chennai from Muscat had a woman passenger who reported sick mid-air,” Dabolim Airport director, Bhupesh Negi told. The passenger was later declared dead by doctors, he said. The flight later took off to its scheduled journey. Meanwhile, Goa Police, which lodged a case in this regard, said the woman passenger was referred to government-run Cottage Hospital at Chicalim, near the airport. “She was declared brought dead by doctors at the hospital,” a police official said. Details of the passenger were awaited.
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