The Chinese bus of the Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines on the route from Beijing to Prague had to land unexpectedly in Moscow last Friday. They did not find a dead Chinese citizen in the on-board toilet, who, according to the doctor, died of heart failure.
According to Marika Janoušková, a spokeswoman for Prague Airport, the connection was delayed by more than two and a half hours due to this event. “I can confirm a stopover in Moscow. Instead of the planned arrival at six o’clock in the morning, the plane landed in Prague at eight o’clock and thirty-eight minutes, “Janoušková told the E15.cz server.
Russian and Chinese then informed about the reasons for the unexpected stop of flight number HU7937 in Sheremetyevo, Moscow. average. According to them, the dead man was 66 years old and traveled to Prague as part of Chinese tourist groups. His wife confirmed that the man was suffering from heart disease. Death from acute heart failure was found by a doctor during preliminary examinations.
The Russian authorities subsequently launched an investigation into the whole incident. The Chinese embassy in Moscow immediately sent its consular officials to the airport to help with the investigation.
Chinese airlines Hainan Airlines started flying between Beijing and Prague last September. At that time, after many years, Prague received a new long-distance air route and the very first Czech-Chinese direct connection.
Photos from the opening of new Hainan Airlines routes from Beijing to Prague: