On New Years Day a passenger traveling from Alicante to Newcastle fell ill on board an easyJet flight and died, the airline announced.
The passenger was given medical assistance on the flight and paramedics met the flight when it landed.
easyJet said in a statement, “easyJet can confirm that a passenger was taken ill on-board flight EZY6418 from Alicante to Newcastle on 1 January.
“Medical assistance was provided to the passenger on board and the crew requested paramedics to attend upon landing to provide further medical assistance, however the passenger sadly passed away.
“Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the passenger and we are offering support and assistance at this difficult time.
“The safety and wellbeing of our passengers and crew is our highest priority.”