- Kenyan Passenger collapses and dies aboard a Qatar Airways flight en route to Nairobi from Doha, Kenya Airport police Chief Titus Karuri confirms.
In an incident that has shocked many, a Kenyan passenger collapsed and died aboard a Qatar Airways flight en route to Nairobi from Doha.
The police have launched investigation to determine the cause of the death of a male passenger who collapsed and died while on the flight.
Kenya Airport Police Commandant in a statement said that the passenger was pronounced dead upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International airport. The plane landed on the morning of Thursday 12th march.
The investigation that will be carried out will help to unravel whether the man was sick when he boarded the plan or an incident took place while on the plane that led to the loss of his life.
According to the report from Mr. Karuri the passenger was traveling to Nairobi from Qatar when he fell short of breath, started gasping for air and died.
“The passenger was traveling to Nairobi from Doha when he fell short of breath, started gasping for air and died,” said Mr Karuri.
The body of the deceased passenger has since been taken to the City Mortuary.