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EK025 DXB-GLA Diverted To IST  
User currently offlineRossbaku From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 673 posts, RR: 1
Posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 4423 times:

Hi there,

I've just been surfing the net and decided to check the flight status of EK025 DXB-GLA and found that it was earlier diverted to IST. Anyone know why this happened? At first I thought it might be something to do with the heavy snow in the UK but perhaps something else is wrong?

RossBaku  Silly

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User currently offlineSOBHI51 From Saudi Arabia, joined Jun 2003, 3518 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 4376 times:
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DXB-GLA Divert to IST because of snow in GLA? They would have diverted to a much closer airport.


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User currently offlineDirectorguy From Egypt, joined Jul 2008, 1697 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 4352 times:

It was most likely a medical emergency....and technically an emergency landing not diversion.

User currently offlineGLAGAZ From UK - Scotland, joined Feb 2004, 1983 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 4247 times:

She wasn't held up too long anyway.

11:55 EK025 DUBAI LANDED 1452

Gaz



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User currently offlineTurkishSky From Turkey, joined Mar 2004, 243 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 4205 times:

according to airporthaber.com 1 passenger had a heart attack...


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User currently offlineBochora From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2008, 491 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 4041 times:

Any confirmed reason for the diversion?

User currently offlineSQ_EK_freak From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2000, 1642 posts, RR: 20
Reply 6, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 4012 times:



Quoting Bochora (Reply 5):
Any confirmed reason for the diversion?

Confirmed as a medical emergency, an 81 year old British national (name withheld) suffered a heart attack on board, he was taken to the International Hospital in Istanbul by ambulance from IST and last we heard he is recovering and in stable condition. Flight was able to continue on and arrived just under three hours delayed at approx 14:55 local.



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User currently offlineAAMDanny From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2008, 373 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3929 times:



Quoting SQ_EK_freak (Reply 6):
last we heard he is recovering and in stable condition

Well thats good news.

I would imagine congrats to the crew also who may have had to use the defiblurator (sorry about spelling!)


User currently offlineBochora From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2008, 491 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (5 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3849 times:



Quoting SQ_EK_freak (Reply 6):
last we heard he is recovering and in stable condition

Good news, well done to the crew.

Relating to GLA, I am devastated that NATS have taken down the atc link on egpf.com!


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