Thursday, May 23, 2013

Austrian Airlines F100 diverts to Malta IAP due to medical emergency

An Austrian Airlines Fokker 100 (OE-LVI), performing flight AUA892 from Tripoli-International (Libya) to Vienna-Schwechat (Austria), had to divert to Malta International Airport this afternoon after a boy on board the plane was taken ill.

Sources said the boy was being taken to the Austrian capital for treatment after a traffic accident in Libya. His condition suddenly deteriorated on the flight.
The boy was transferred to a waiting ambulance and rushed to Mater Dei Hospital.

The aircraft continued with its flight to Vienna after a 1.5 hours on the ground. (23-May-2013)