Airline Pilot Suffers Heart Attack in Mid-Air

United Airlines Flight 1603 was on its way from Houston to Seattle when one of the pilots suffered a heart attack, forcing the aircraft to declare an emergency and divert to Boise, Idaho.

The incident occurred last Thursday at 8 PM MT (6PM ET) when the pilot of a United Airlines Boeing 737 suffered a heart attack meanwhile the aircraft was en route from Houston to Seattle.

The aircraft landed without further problems at Boise, Idaho, where paramedics boarded the flight to assist the pilot and take him to hospital, no further reports have been done on his condition.

The flight was delayed at Boise airport for some time until a replacement pilot arrived from San Francisco.

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