30044Captain of Arabian Airlines flight #SV1734 from Bisha to Riyadh died after suffering a heart attack shortly before landing.

According to Gulf Digital News report, co-pilot Rami Ghazi Batabara requested an emergency landing and safely landed the plane after alerting the control tower.

“The aircraft and the passengers were not in danger for one moment as the assistant pilot managed to land safely,” the state-owned Saudia Airlines said in a statement carried by Sada and other Saudi newspapers on Wednesday.

A doctor who was travelling in the plane was requested to examine the pilot.

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