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Lion Air pilot passes out mid flight and later dies

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On Wednesday the pilot of Lion Air flight SL 8537 en route from Hat Yai to Bangkok was forced to return to Hat Yai to make an emergency lion airlanding when the co-pilot passed out twenty minutes into the journey. When the flight landed the co-pilot was rushed to hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. It has been confirmed that the man was a Dutch national but his name is yet to be released. There were 152 passengers on board.

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