Woman dies onboard plane at Auckland airport

  • 23/10/2015

A 60-year-old woman has died on a plane at Auckland International Airport.

Emergency services were called out to a Fiji-bound plane, which was preparing to depart, at about 7am today.

An ambulance spokesman said the woman was taken off the plane for emergency treatment but died shortly after.

There were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death, a police spokesman said.

The Fiji Airways plane, Flight 430, was meant to depart at 7am but was delayed until 8:15am because of the emergency.