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Lion Air co-pilot collapsed after take-off and was later pronounced dead

KUALA LUMPUR: A co-pilot of Indonesia’s Lion Air had collapsed during a take-off from Hat Yai to Bangkok, forcing the pilot to make an emergency return, the Straits Times reported.

The co-pilot, a Dutch national was then sent to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The paper reported that all those on board of the flight were safe.