Pilot on Boeing 757 dies of heart attacks during the flight with 239 passengers on board

Pilot on Boeing 757 dies of heart attacks during the flight with 239 passengers on board

A pilot aboard a plane flying from Bangkok to Novosibirsk in western Siberia died of a heart attack, prosecutors said Friday.

Sergei Golev, 44, suffered the attack in the cockpit and died despite all attempts at resuscitation – eA cardiologist, who was fleeing from the passengers, failed to breathe new life into him.

Fortunately it is 239 passengers on board the UTair Boeing 757 has landed safely in Novosibirsk, despite the death of Golev.

Death in the air: Pilto Sergei Golev died aboard a UTair Boeing 757 from Bangkok to Novosibirsk

Death in the air: Pilto Sergei Golev died aboard a UTair Boeing 757 from Bangkok to Novosibirsk

The captain tried an emergency landing in the Chinese city of Chengdu, but left because Golev died before the jet planes crashed.

Senior researcher Anastasia Utochkina told Life News: & # 39; The co-pilot died at 12.25 p.m., Novosibirsk Time (17.25 p.m. GMT), three hours after takeoff.

& # 39; The captain made the decision to descend, while the crew phoned the tannoy for a female doctor who happened to be with the passengers.

& # 39; But her attempts to revive the man who was lying on the cockpit floor failed. & # 39;

Safe landing: after Golev's death, 239 passengers were taken to the final destination of Novosibirisk airport Safe landing: after Golev's death, 239 passengers were taken to the final destination of Novosibirisk airport

Safe landing: after Golev's death, 239 passengers were taken to the final destination of Novosibirisk airport

Airport officials claim that the co-pilot only traveled as a passenger and had no control over the aircraft in any way and at any time.

Irina Levit, a press officer at Novosibirsk airport: & # 39;The deceased pilot traveled as a normal passenger.

& # 39; The aircraft is from the UTair airline, where Sergey Golev was employed. There was no danger for passengers. & # 39;

Golev was a crew member – a reserve pilot, ironically charged with replacing a crew member in case they got sick.

The investigation department of the Russian transport authority has started an investigation into the case to find out the cause of the incident.

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