A passenger died on an Emirates flight from Dubai to Manchester, the airline confirmed yesterday.
A spokesman for the airline told ITV News: “Emirates can confirm that a passenger on board today’s Emirates flight EK 21 from Dubai to Manchester passed away during the flight.
“Emirates expresses its condolences to the family.”
Greater Manchester police confirmed they were called to the airport at 7.59am following reports that a male passenger had died on a plane, ITV reported.
The identity of the man remained a mystery last night, as did the manner or cause of his death. His age was not disclosed. There were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death, a police spokesman said.
Edited by William Sykes