A passenger in distress given CPR

A 78-year old woman was given CPR after going into medical distress on an Air Canada flight. Despite the heroic effort of fellow passengers to save her life, she died.

According to witnesses, the woman became extremely sick then unresponsive onboard the 314-passenger flight as it was traveling somewhere above Saskatchewan. Several people attempted to help her, including two doctors and a nurse. The plane made an emergency landing in Calgary so she could be rushed to a hospital.

Sadly, her family confirmed that the passenger has died. One of the men who attempted to save her shared that they did everything they could, but it was an uphill battle.

Paramedics met the plane when it landed at the airport in Calgary and there were initially signs of hope for the senior.

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