Air India pilot fainted during training at Delhi airport, died in hospital


An Air India pilot died due to anxiety during a training session at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. On Thursday, an official gave information about this matter. Let us tell you that the deceased was identified as Himanil Kumar. The age of the deceased is stated to be 37 years.

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Symptoms of fainting seen during training session

Actually, the training session was organized in the operations department of Air India at Terminal 3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi. During this time, Himanil Kumar showed signs of restlessness. On this his colleagues ran to help him.

Colleagues suspected a heart attack. According to officials, a lot of efforts were made to bring him back to consciousness. When he did not regain consciousness even after several efforts, he was taken to the airport hospital, where he was declared dead.

Deemed fit in medical examination

Let us tell you that Senior Commander Kumar was taking training in operating wide-body aircraft after narrow-body aircraft. He had passed his medical examination on August 23 and was deemed fit, having started training on October 3 to transition from operating the A320 aircraft to the Boeing 777 aircraft, an official said. There were no reports of concerns related to fatigue in relation to their flying duties. Kumar had resumed training on the day of the incident after returning from leave.

Air India standing with the family in grief

An Air India spokesperson said that we are saddened by the demise of our colleague Captain Himanil Kumar. Captain Kumar was a senior commander who had come to our operations office at T3 Delhi airport as a routine procedure. He suddenly felt uneasy in the office. Colleagues immediately helped him. He was then taken to the airport hospital, where he died despite all efforts by the doctors. They said Kumar was not on active flying duty and was undergoing conversion training to operate wide-body aircraft. Air India team stands in grief with Captain Kumar’s family.

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