NEW DELHI: A passenger, travelling from Kannur t0 Dubai on a Go First flight, suffered cardiac arrest mid-air.
However, the cabin crew with the help of a doctor on board save the passenger, identified as Younus Rayanroth.
The airline owned by Wadia Group has announced a cash reward for the cabin crew for their timely intervention. Issuing a statement, the airline said it did not waste a second resuscitating the passenger back to life.
"As the passenger shouted for help, the Go First cabin crew immediately ran towards the passenger and found him unconscious with no pulse and no breathing. Not a second was wasted, with help of other passengers the casualty was placed on the aft galley floor and the crew began the cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, process," the airline said.
It added, "Fortunately, a doctor, Dr Shabar Ahmed, was also travelling on the same flight, and he treated the casualty with two sets of automated external defibrillators (AED) shock, followed by five Sets of CPR. The doctor together with the cabin crew resuscitated the customer back to life."