A pilot from LATAM Airways handed away unexpectedly after experiencing a medical emergency throughout a flight from Miami, Florida to Santiago, Chile.
On Monday, LATAM flight 505, carrying 271 passengers from Miami to Santiago, was diverted to Tocumen Worldwide Airport in Panama resulting from a pilot’s medical emergency.
Captain Iván Andaur Santibáñez, 56, has been recognized because the pilot who died whereas working LATAM flight 505 on Monday night time.
Captain Santibáñez, who had devoted 25 years of service to LATAM, started to really feel unwell three hours into the flight, according to Easy Flying.
The information outlet added that Andaur collapsed within the toilet and instantly acquired emergency remedy from the crew.
Regardless of the efforts made by the cabin crew and medical professionals on the bottom, the pilot was declared useless on arrival.
LATAM Airways, a Chilean airline firm, launched an announcement following the tragic occasion:
“LATAM Airways Group experiences that flight LA505 yesterday, which was on the Miami-Santiago route, needed to land on the Tocumen Worldwide Airport in Panama resulting from a medical emergency for one of many three members of the command crew. When the aircraft landed, emergency companies offered life-saving assist, however the pilot sadly handed away.”
“We’re deeply moved by what has occurred, and we prolong our honest condolences to the household of our worker. We’re deeply grateful for his 25-year profession and his useful contribution, which was all the time distinguished by his dedication, professionalism, and dedication. In the course of the flight, all the mandatory security protocols had been carried out to safeguard the lifetime of the affected pilot.”