Airline: EMT Focused On Dying Woman, Not Her Underwear

Airline: EMT Focused On Dying Woman, Not Her Underwear”

A woman who suffered a medical emergency while in the bathroom of an American Airlines flight Monday died after she was taken off the plane on a stretcher. Paul International Airport in an effort to render medical aid.

A doctor and nurse on board attempted to revive her with a defibrillator, and emergency crews came on board once the plane landed. Hogan and American Airlines officials said all the woman had on at the time was a shirt and underwear.

Art Endress said he has seated about 10 rows ahead of the bathroom when an emergency medical technician (EMT) came aboard with other responders, stood behind her head and "dragged her down the aisle" as she was face up.

"The EMT was out of line", said Endress, 63, a research engineer at Southern Methodist University. "The flight attendants could have thrown a blanket on her" as her body went past some of the 150 or so seated passengers.

But another passenger disputed his account.

Dave Sampsell, who also claimed to have been on the flight, told the Star Tribune: "She was not half naked".

Hogan confirms that EMT staff found Hines unconscious in the lavatory, but was unable to address what had happened to her.

Medic dragged half naked dead body through crowded American Airlines flight news American Airlines 300x289
American Airlines calls cops on Symone Sanders over luggage dispute

"From our standpoint, everything was handled according to the textbook", he said.

Hogan couldn't comment on the details but said EMTs worked for almost an hour.

Minneapolis airport spokesman Pat Hogan said emergency workers who carried Hines' partially clothed body down the aisle were focused on saving her life, the Associated Press reported.

Feinstein said that once a plane has landed, staff 'hand over the responsibility for the passenger to the local first responders [and] stand clear of the situation. After about an hour, a tarp was put up in the jetway to shield the woman as the passengers were allowed to leave.

American Airlines Spokesman Ross Feinstein added that flight attendants would have responded earlier if they were made aware that someone had been in the bathroom for awhile.

"We're grateful for the response of our highly trained flight attendants and our customers who assisted our passenger until first responders arrived".

Like this



14 June 2017
30 injured after huge fire engulfs 27-story London tower block
Eyewitnesses recounted their horror at waking up to the fire that engulfed the 24-storey block of flats in central London . Several persons are reportedly unaccounted for while some are trapped in their homes as the rescue operation continues.

14 June 2017
Ashley Williams up for the fight as Wales prepare for Serbia qualifier
Serbia lead the way in Group D at the halfway stage, four points clear of Wales and with a place in next summer's finals in Russian Federation very much within reach.

14 June 2017
Sessions: Comey's Oval Office Meeting With Trump 'Not Problematic'
Marco Rubio , R-Fla., asked Sessions if Trump records his conversations in the White House . But he refused to discuss the reports "because I know nothing about the investigation".

14 June 2017
Prez poll: Opposition meet, no names discussed, says Azad
Election Commission of India stepped out with the notification of the Presidential Election which will take place on July 17th. NCP leader Sharad Pawar, whose name figured initially, has said he is not interested in contesting.

14 June 2017
Scores gather outside Pulse to honor massacre victims
Florida Senator Bill Nelson talked with reporters before a memorial. "It brought us together in unity and love". Rick Scott announced. "I called him mini Manny because he was cute, full of life, always happy", Timi said.

14 June 2017
Five key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony
Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., criticized Sessions for taking an oath to tell the truth and then refusing to answer questions. Last week sacked FBI Director James Comey said there were reasons it would be "problematic" for Sessions to be involved.

14 June 2017
Tesla Model X first SUV to earn flawless 5-star safety rating
It's the same voyeuristic instinct that makes uys slow down and look at the scene of an accident on the highway. The test earned the SUV 5-star safety ratings in all areas making it the safest SUV on the road at the moment.

14 June 2017
Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday
Doug Briggs of Anaheim, Calif., said he made a decision to look in after missing Sunday night's Cup-clinching game. Nashville's power play also was largely a disappointment, especially in the latter half of the series.

14 June 2017
Britain, EU fail to agree Brexit talks start date
But Mr Green said there was "complete unanimity" in the Cabinet and "overwhelming support" for Mrs May's approach. The DUP said it was discussing issues to do with Brexit and economic matters in its talks with the Conservatives.

14 June 2017
Attorney General Sessions' Opening Statement To Senate Panel, Annotated
Saying he only knows what he reads in newspapers. "And I have taken no action whatsoever with regard to any such investigation". Martin Heinrich , D-N.M., questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, June 13, 2017 .