Kuwait-Abu Dhabi Flight Pilot Passed Out Mid Flight

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This piece of news had just been released even though it happened back in 17 Nov 2012..

Minutes before an Etihad Airways Kuwait-Abu Dhabi flight was due to land, the 44-year old Omani pilot was unable to speak properly and had difficulty breathing before becoming unconscious mid-flight. The co-pilot took over and declared an emergency, and was able to do a successful emergency landing without injuries/damages in the Abu Dhabi airport. The plane carried 70 passengers and 6 crew members.