American dies during Frankfurt – Bucharest flight

An 88 years old American died on Sunday during a Lufthansa flight on the Frankfurt – Bucharest route, after suffering a heart attack shortly before landing in Bucharest, according to the National Airports Company Bucharest (CNAB).

“During the DLH 1418 flight operated by the airline Lufthansa on the route Frankfurt – Bucharest, an American passenger, aged 88, suffered a cardio-respiratory attack, shortly before landing. Upon arrival at the Henri Coanda airport, at 13.35 hours, a medical crew entered the plane and made resuscitation efforts for over 45 minutes, but finally had to declare the death”, according to CNAB.

Air traffic at the airport was not affected, only the return flight for Frankfurt taking off late.

Irina Popescu, irina.popescu@romania-insider.com