Sunday September 04, 2022

Wizz Air flight to Baku returns to Abu Dhabi after a passenger suffers epileptic seizure

Wizz Air flight to Baku returns to Abu Dhabi after a passenger suffers epileptic seizure

A view of the Wizz Air aircraft in Abu Dhabi.

Adnan Najm, Staff Reporter

A spokesperson at Wizz Air stated that the flight No. 5W 7015 from Abu Dhabi to the Azerbaijani capital Baku, on Sunday morning, turned back to Abu Dhabi International Airport, after spending an hour in the air, due to a passenger suffering from an epileptic fit.

The spokesperson stated that the aircraft crew provided first aid for the patient, until the plane landed at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

The patient was immediately transferred to a nearby hospital, the spokesperson added, emphasizing that the safety and security of passengers and aircrews remains a top priority for the company.


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