Egypt Air has explained how 43 year old Nigerian lady, Remilekun Toyosi Meshioye, died while connecting to London through Cairo.
In a statement from Egypt Air on the incident, the airline stated that the deceased was reported sick when she arrived at the transit area and the airport quarantine department was called to check her.
After the check, she was recommended to be hospitalized before she was later seen to have passed away.
The statement by the airline reads thus:
“The Airport authorities cleared and stamped her into the country and transferred to hospital.
“Nigerian embassy in Cairo was contacted (Mr Tarek from public relations department) and was informed about the case.”
On how her body will be evacuated back to Nigeria, the airline said the procedure would be provided by the Nigerian embassy in Cairo.