ALERT A 69-year-old passenger died today on board KLM #KL701 from Amsterdam to Buenos Aires

A 69-year-old passenger died on Wednesday morning after an emergency landing at Afonso Pena International Airport in Sao Jose dos Pinhais, Brazil.

The passenger was on board KLM flight #KL701 from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

According to the press office, the Boeing 777-300 (reg. PH-BVF) diverted to Afonso Pena airport around 6:50 am due to a medical emergency (passenger’s heart problems) during the flight.┬áThe man was taken to the airport’s medical post, but he could not survive.

The plane took off from Afonso Pena airport at 9:05 am to Buenos Aires.

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