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Pregnant woman dies on board Arik flight

Pregnant woman dies on board Arik flight

Mfonobong Akpan

A 39-YEAR old pregnant woman was yesterday confirmed dead on board an Arik Air flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos.

The deceased, who identified as Mrs Ijeoma Nwokedi, was confirmed dead on arrival by the medical personnel at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Domestic Terminal One, Lagos.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quoted a source as saying that Nwokedi was travelling with her husband and a cousin.

The source said the deceased had developed complications mid-air and was attended to by some medical personnel on board the flight.

Arik Air, in a statement issued by its Communications Manager, Mr Ola Adebanji, confirmed the incident.