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Man, 38, dies on Air Canada flight to Australia while travelling with his family

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”A father of five has died on an Air Canada flight bound for Australia while flying with his family.” data-reactid=”31″>A father of five has died on an Air Canada flight bound for Australia while flying with his family.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”Christopher Woodgate, 38, was pronounced dead when the flight landed in Honolulu after the jet was diverted to Hawaii.” data-reactid=”32″>Christopher Woodgate, 38, was pronounced dead when the flight landed in Honolulu after the jet was diverted to Hawaii.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”Kira Paiva-Kimura, an administrative services officer for the Honolulu medical examiner’s office, announced his death on Monday and said a post-mortem examination is set to be conducted.” data-reactid=”33″>Kira Paiva-Kimura, an administrative services officer for the Honolulu medical examiner’s office, announced his death on Monday and said a post-mortem examination is set to be conducted.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”The plane had been heading for Brisbane, Australia, according to Peter Fitzpatrick, an Air Canada spokesman.” data-reactid=”34″>The plane had been heading for Brisbane, Australia, according to Peter Fitzpatrick, an Air Canada spokesman.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”He would not provide details about what happened to the passenger.” data-reactid=”55″>He would not provide details about what happened to the passenger.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”“Out of respect for the privacy of our customers, Air Canada cannot confirm the details about the medical emergency,” he said in an email.” data-reactid=”56″>“Out of respect for the privacy of our customers, Air Canada cannot confirm the details about the medical emergency,” he said in an email.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”The man had been sick prior to the flight, Jessica Lani Rich of the Visitor Aloha Society of Hawaii, a nonprofit that assists visitors in distress, told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.” data-reactid=”57″>The man had been sick prior to the flight, Jessica Lani Rich of the Visitor Aloha Society of Hawaii, a nonprofit that assists visitors in distress, told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”The man was traveling with five children, his wife and another family member, Ms Rich said.” data-reactid=”62″>The man was traveling with five children, his wife and another family member, Ms Rich said.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”Her organisation also hired a nurse to care overnight for an 11-year-old passenger travelling alone.” data-reactid=”63″>Her organisation also hired a nurse to care overnight for an 11-year-old passenger travelling alone.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”There were 257 passengers and 13 crew members on the flight.” data-reactid=”64″>There were 257 passengers and 13 crew members on the flight.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”The airline provided passengers with hotel and food vouchers. The passengers left Honolulu on a different flight on Sunday.

” data-reactid=”65″>The airline provided passengers with hotel and food vouchers. The passengers left Honolulu on a different flight on Sunday.

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