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September 23, 2012

Woman Dies Aboard Korean Air A380 Flight to New York

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Korean Air's first A380 arrival at JFK in August 2011. (Photo by Matt Molnar/NYCAviation)

A 64-year-old woman died on a flight to New York Sunday morning.

The woman passed away of an apparent heart attack aboard Korean Air Flight 81, an Airbus A380 flying from Seoul to New York’s JFK Airport.

The incident was first reported by planespotters at JFK who overheard radio transmissions from the plane.

Details were filled in later by a Daily News report.



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