Pilot becomes ill during flight, dies on landing

The captain of a Czech airliner flying from Warsaw became ill and died upon landing at an international airport in Prague, CTK news agency reported on Wednesday.

The second co-pilot landed the airplane and an ambulance met the aircraft at Ruzyne International Airport to whisk the pilot away. None of the passengers on board were at risk.

"Doctors were unable to help, the airline's captain died," CSA Airlines spokeswoman Hana Hejskova said.

No information has been released on the cause of the pilot's illness or the cause of his death.

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