Taipei, Sept. 8 (CNA) China Airlines (CAL) said Saturday that a passenger died on its flight CI04 from Taoyuan to San Francisco the previous day, with local media reporting that the passenger came from South East Asia. The cause of death has not yet been determined.
The passenger fell ill and lost conscious during the flight which took off from Taiwan Taoyaun International Airport at 11:49 p.m. Friday, CAL said.
The passenger displayed no vital signs before the aircraft landed in San Fransisco at 8:37 p.m. the same day, CAL said.
Medical personnel at the airport confirmed the death and indicated that the local authorities are investigating the cause, CAL said.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel