Plane in emergency landing after asst pilot falls ill

A Saudi passenger aircraft on a domestic flight made an emergency landing after its assistant pilot fell ill, a newspaper reported.

The Saudia Airlines plane was on route from the capital Riyadh to the northwestern town of Tabuk when the pilot aide had breathing problems.

The pilot decided to land in the northern city of Hail, where his assistant was taken to King Khaled hospital, Aleqtisadiya daily said.


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