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Autopsy Results Pending For Woman Dead In Air

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HOUSTON (AP) - Autopsy results are pending for a woman who died aboard an airline flight from Brazil to Dallas-Fort Worth, forcing an emergency landing in Houston.

The 25-year-old woman died became ill and died aboard the American Airlines flight from Sao Paulo, forcing an emergency landing at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport on Wednesday.

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The name of the passenger hasn’t been released.

According to authorities, the Boeing 777 left Sao Paolo with 220 passengers and a crew of 14 bound for Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. When the woman went into medical distress, the flight crew, along with a doctor who happened to be on board, began performing emergency procedures, and the plane was diverted to Houston.

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