11-year-old child dies during Emergency landing of Turkish Airlines plane in Budapest

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Budapest: An 11-year-old boy died on a Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul to New York. Emergency landing of the aircraft was done in Budapest. Airport medical services rushed to the scene after flight TK003 landed in Budapest on Sunday, but despite immediate medical attention, the child could not be saved.

Officials have yet to announce the cause of death of the child. It remains unknown if the boy was American.
Turkish Airlines did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for comment.

“Airport Medical Service (AMS), the medical service operating at Ferenc Liszt International Airport, was alerted to the aircraft and continued to resuscitate the child,” a spokesperson from the airport said.

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“Despite the rapid and professional intervention, unfortunately, his life could not be saved. The aircraft continued its journey to its original destination.”