A passenger who had just arrived at Bajpe airport from Bangalore died of cardiac arrest on October 17, Saturday.
The person has been identified as Sathish Shetty (38), a resident of Mulky. He was returning to Mangalore after attending to some business in Bangalore to celebrate Diwali with his family.
One of his co-passengers informed press people that Mr. Shetty started getting chest pain during the flight. He collapsed as soon as he arrived at Bajpe airport. The emergency services of the airport rushed to his help and took him to the hospital. Reliable sources say that Mr. Shetty expired on the way to the hospital.