Anna Zvereva from Tallinn, Estonia, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Anna Zvereva from Tallinn, Estonia, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

All Nippon Airways Flight NH801 Diverts Due To Captain Illness

BERLIN – All Nippon Airways flight NH801 from Tokyo Narita to Singapore Changi declared an emergency whilst cruising over the Pacific Ocean due to the captain feeling ill.

The captain of NH801 complained about stomach issues, which forced the crew to return to Narita.

The Boeing 787-9 carrying 30 passengers and 11 crew members made an emergency landing on 34L and taxied to the stand with no further incident.

The aircraft was met by ambulances at the gate.

The flight was later cancelled and the passengers were rebooked.

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