Monday, April 18, 2011

Singapore Airlines pilot refused heart attack passenger's plea to land'

An award-winning BBC journalist who suffered a heart attack on board a Singapore Airlines flight may sue the airline after it refused to make an emergency landing.

Max Pearson, 51, has reportedly been left with long term heart damage after being forced to endure a 14-hour flight in cardiac arrest.

His requests for the plane to divert to the nearest hospital were denied, the Daily Mail reports.

The BBC World Service radio journalist was returning to London from Tokyo after spending a week in Japan reporting on the tsunami. More...

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