After woman dies on flight, passengers have to finish it sitting next to her corpse

After woman dies on flight, passengers have to finish it sitting next to her corpse
Azur Air, probably on a happier occasion. (Image: Wikipedia/Wikimedia Commons, Mehmet Mustafa Celik)

[Ed. – Sometimes it feels like you’ve awaited takeoff long enough for at least one person to die.  This was one case when passengers were actually stuck in an aircraft with a dead body among them, on the way to their destination.]

Shocked airline passengers were forced to sit alongside a dead body after a fellow traveller died mid-air while flying home from a holiday in Turkey.

The 50-year-old woman, who has not been named, is said to have suffered a diabetic seizure just 45 minutes into the Azur Air flight to Moscow from the popular resort of Antalya.

But as her condition deteriorated on board the Boeing 757 aircraft, cabin crew discovered there was little they could do, as she forgot to bring her insulin in the cabin. …

Flight attendants then had no option but to lie [sic] the victim down in the aisle and cover her over with a blanket after she passed away.

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