Passengers on a Chennai-bound Emirates flight hailed the quick action taken by the crew who “saved the life” of a passenger who fell debilitated during the four-hour flight.
Affirming the news, an Emirates representative told Media: “Emirates can affirm that on flight EK 544 on March 19, 2021, a passenger felt unwell and our cabin crew individuals immediately administered medical assistance to the passenger adhering to standard protocol. The passenger recuperated and disembarked the aircraft upon arrival at Chennai.”
The representative added: “All Emirates cabin crew go through an extensive training program that prepares them to perceive and deal with medical occasions during the flight. The health and safety of our customers and our crew are of the utmost importance to us. ”
Taking to social media, one of the passengers on the Dubai-Chennai EK 544 flight who witnessed the occurrence, posted the pictures of two PPE-clad individuals from the cabin crew of the flight, calling them “unnamed heroes”.
Narrating the episode, the passenger stated: “Today as I traveled to Chennai with crushing sadness having lost my dad to Covid, I was so heartened to witness the flight crew saving the life of a passenger who fell unconscious mid-flight and quit breathing.
They were remarkable, kept their calm, moved quickly, had a clear chain of command with 4 crew individuals following a bit by bit protocol – if oxygen support, performed CPR procedures mid-flight and sent a family safe without losing a life.”
Thanking the crew of the airline, he expressed: “THANK U for saving a life!, Here it is for the unnamed heroes, unassuming and two of the humble crew individuals from the team of 4.”