On Sunday, October 13, 2013 an occurrence had taken place, crew member incapacitation involving Air Baltic flight BTI416 operated with a Bombardier DHC-8-403, registration YL-BAJ. The aircraft was operating a scheduled passenger service from Riga (EVRA) to...
AIR BALTIC – BOMBARDIER – DHC8-403 (YL-BAJ) flight no. UB646
During cruise at FL250, approximately 130NM from Riga near to FIR BDRY (IGORO, 562136N; 0281200E) the Captain said to First Officer that his stomach is not feeling well and went to lavatory. On the way to the lavatory he fell on the floor and fainted. Cabin crew No1...
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