United Pilot Dies After Heart Attack Aloft

AINsafety » October 7, 2013
October 7, 2013, 12:35 PM

The captain of a United Airlines flight died after being transported to a local hospital in Boise, Idaho, on September 27. The pilot suffered a heart attack while in command of a Boeing 737 en route to Seattle from Houston with 166 people aboard. The flight landed safely under the command of the aircraft’s first officer, with no other injuries reported.

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