Thursday, May 29, 2008

Passenger suicide on Korean Air flight

Korean Air logoAFP News is reporting that cabin crew aboard a Korean Airlines flight discovered the body of a 29-year old woman, hanged in a lavatory shortly before the aircraft, a Boeing 777-200, was due to land at Seoul's Incheon Airport. The incident happened yesterday on a flight between Honolulu and Seoul.

AFP News gave this brief account:

When the passenger failed to return to her seat, a flight attendant checked the toilet where she found the woman hanging from the wall with a scarf around her neck.

She did not respond to emergency medical procedures performed on the plane and was pronounced dead on arrival in hospital.
The victim was reported to be a Japanese national.


Anonymous said...

that is a horrible thing to come across. i myself are training to be cabin crew at the moment, i dont actually work for an airline, i am studying the profession at college,, i wouldnt dream of finding that. my thoughts are with the cabin and the victims family.