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Passenger dies of apparent heart attack; flight diverted to Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS -

A woman died after a Southwest Airlines flight was diverted to Indianapolis for a medical emergency Wednesday.

Flight 1628 from Atlanta to Chicago landed at Indianapolis International Airport Wednesday afternoon after an elderly woman went into cardiac arrest.

The Indianapolis Airport Fire department responded after the plane landed. The woman was pronounced dead on arrival.

The Marion County coroner also responded to the scene.

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