The man, identified as Rajkumar Karmakar from Malda in West Bengal, was on his way to Bangalore for treatment.
A 32-year-old passenger travelling from Kolkata to Bangalore in a private airlines flight, fell ill mid-air and died at the Capital Hospital here Saturday, officials said.
The man, identified as Rajkumar Karmakar from Malda in West Bengal, was on his way to Bangalore for treatment. He complained of uneasiness 45-minutes after the take off from Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata at 10.10 am, his relative Sunil Choudhury said.The flight was diverted to Bhubaneswar and on landing at the Biju Patnaik International Aiport and 11.15 am airport officials and doctors on duty provided necessary assistance to the passenger. He was then rushed to Capital Hospital, airport sources said.
Doctors at the Capital Hospital said that the passenger was brought dead.