Emirates crew member who fell off a plane dies

Thursday March 15 2018

The crew member who fell off a plane at Entebbe International Airport has died.

Mr Francis Sekandi, the Public Relations Officer at Our Lady of Consolata, Kisubi Hospital confirmed the death of the crew member of Emirates Flight - EK 730 who fell out of the plane on Wednesday sustaining life threatening injuries.

While talking to Daily Monitor on phone on Thursday, Mr Sekandi said they received the deceased who still remains unidentified pending official communication from the airline company.

"Yes, we received her but she was already dead. We confirmed her death and she was taken away by the CAA ambulance that brought her," he said.
He however didn't give further comment.

The crew member fell on Wednesday afternoon from the emergency exit door of the plane.

READ: Emirates crew staff falls off the plane at Entebbe Airport


The flight had just delivered passengers to Entebbe and was preparing to load other passengers for Dubai when the incident happened, a source at the airport said.