Qatar plane in emergency landing after pilot dies

October 13, 2010

A Qatar Airways plane on Wednesday afternoon made an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur after its pilot died apparently from a heart attack, Al reported.

The pilot died minutes after the plane took off from Manila, and the co-pilot was able to land in the Malaysian capital. No-one was hurt in the landing, the report said.

The plane will resume its flight to Doha after the arrival of a new pilot.



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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
Teaching career:
  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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