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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59563
Last updated: 9 February 2020
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Date:15-APR-2009
Time:18:06 CET
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-300
Owner/operator:Alitalia
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 168
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Shannon -   Ireland
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:MXP
Destination airport:JFK
Narrative:
Alitalia flight AZ 604 en route from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to New York (JFK) diverted to Shannon, Ireland, forced to declare a medical emergency after the flight's captain became incapacitated through illness. It is thought the captain suffered a heart attack. Aircraft landed safely at 18.06 CET.

Sources:

https://www.ilgazzettino.it/articolo.php?id=54607&sez=MONDO (Italian)
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2009/0416/1224244811951.html


Revision history:

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16-Apr-2009 04:21 anve75 Added

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