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Etihad Airways pilot dies mid-flight

ABU DHABI, September 28, 2017

An Etihad Airways cargo flight from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam was forced to divert its path after its pilot passed away mid-flight, said a report.

Flight EY 927 made an emergency landing in Kuwait, where a medical team was present to assist him, said a report in WAM.

The pilot was pronounced deceased upon arrival.

"We are deeply saddened by the loss, and are focused on taking care of our late colleague’s family at this time, to whom we offer our heartfelt condolences," the report said citing a statement from the UAE carrier.

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