LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A girl died aboard a plane Thursday evening at Los Angeles International Airport after suffering a medical emergency.
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The death occurred at around 5:40 p.m. just after Delta Airlines flight No. 2423 took off, bound for Seattle.
The plane turned around and returned to LAX, where it was met by L.A. Fire Department paramedics who had responded to a call about a cardiac arrest. They furiously worked to save the girl’s life, however, she died at the scene.READ MORE: Family Still In Shock After They Hired Home Improvement Contractor Via HomeAdvisor, Only For The Contractor To Smash Up Their Property
Her name and age were not immediately released. There was no word on the exact cause of death. L.A. Airport police said no foul play was suspected.
“Delta Flight 2423 from Los Angeles to Seattle returned to Los Angeles International Airport shortly after takeoff due to a medical emergency onboard,” Delta told CBS2 in a statement. “The flight was met by paramedics. Delta is working to re-accommodate customers to their final destination.”MORE NEWS: Jacqueline Avant, Wife Of Music Executive Clarence Avant, Found Shot To Death In Beverly Hills Home Invasion
Los Angeles police are investigating. The L.A. County Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy.