A Saudi Arabian woman travelling to Houston from Doha on a Qatar Airways flight unexpectedly died midflight, it has been reported.
Forty-nine-year old Fatimah Alsiari was due to arrive at George Bush Intercontinental Airport at about 4.30pm on Friday onboard flight QR077, but died a few hours into the journey, a Houston Police Department spokesperson the Houston Chronicle.
A physician onboard the aircraft attempted unsuccessfully to save Alsiari’s life. No information was provided on what caused the woman’s death, but she had been planning to visit a hospital at the Texas Medical Centre.
An official cause of death is due to be determined by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences, police said.For all the latest business news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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