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Pilot Faints En-Route to Madeira

According to Correio da Manhã, a Transavia pilot passed out during a flight from Porto to Funchal on the 3rd of January.   Unfortunately, the co-pilot did not have the necessary certification to land at Cristiano Airport Ronaldo and the plane was forced to return to Porto.

Furthermore, an article in avherald.com – The Aviation Herald, states that the Transavia flight TO-3450 Porto-Funchal was about 200 metres from the airport when the captain of the aircraft fainted for approximately one minute.  A crew member quickly helped him, and it is believed that the fainting fit was brought on by low blood pressure.

The plane eventually returned and landed in Porto.

Samantha Gannon

info at madeira-weekly.com

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