Emergency on board
A passenger on a long-distance flight from Hong-Kong to Frankfurt/Main, Germany, suddenly suffers from unpredictable chest pain and dizziness. Via satellite, the crew immediately initiates a telephone conference with the doctor on duty at med con team. The doctor, considering the patient’s condition,, the flight coordinates and the lack of possibility to return to the departure airport, proposes how to treat the patient in the present emergency situation and recommends to continue the. Three hours later the plane lands at the Rhein-Main airport. Further medical support on the ground, including immediate transport to the University Hospital in Frankfurt after landing, has already well organized.