Autopsy Results Pending on Woman Dead on Flight 1/4/13
January 4, 2013
HOUSTON - Autopsy results are pending for a woman who died aboard an
airline flight from Brazil to Dallas-Fort Worth, forcing an emergency landing in
The 25-year-old woman died became ill and died aboard the American Airlines
flight from Sao Paulo, forcing an emergency landing at Houston's George Bush
Intercontinental Airport on Wednesday.
Snow from a winter storm has closed major highways in remote stretches of
The name of the passenger hasn't been released.
According to authorities, the Boeing 777 left Sao Paolo with 220 passengers
and a crew of 14 bound for Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. When the
woman went into medical distress, the flight crew, along with a doctor who
happened to be on board, began performing emergency procedures, and the plane
was diverted to Houston.