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A Turkish Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Kolkata after a 69-year-old man fell ill

A Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul to Singapore made an emergency landing at the Kolkata airport on Thursday after a 69-year-old passenger fell seriously ill mid-air, an official said here.
The elderly passenger suffered convulsions and was bleeding from the nose and mouth, the official said.

Seeing his condition, the pilot of Turkish Airlines flight TK-054 decided to make an emergency landing at Kolkata’s NSC Bose International Airport.

After obtaining approval from Air Traffic Control, the flight landed at 11:45.

The sick passenger was initially treated at the airport and was later taken to a hospital, the official said.

The plane with all other passengers continued its journey at 2:52 p.m., he said.

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