An American Airlines co-pilot died Wednesday while the plane was preparing for landing in New Mexico, The New York Daily News reported. The report said the pilot announced a medical emergency over the plane’s intercom.
Father-of-one William Grubbs, 57, announced a medical emergency over the intercom over Albuquerque, New Mexico, where his Boeing 737 was due to land.
Flight 1353, a Boeing 737, landed safely in Albuquerque at about 3:30 p.m. local time.
After landing, medics battled to save his life - spending 40 minutes performing CPR but sadly they could not revive him.
AA said it was 'deeply saddened' by Mr Grubbs's death and has sent a message of condolence to his loved ones.