SkyWest Airlines (United Express) (St. George, Utah) initially issued this short statement concerning its United Express flight UA 5622 that made an emergency landing at Buffalo on April 22:
SkyWest Flight 5622 landed safely in Buffalo, NY after a passenger lost consciousness, no problem with door. Other 75 pax being accommodated.
The Los Angeles Times, now quoting the airline, is reporting three passengers lost consciousness on flight UA 5622. The three passengers were sitting near each other in seats 11B, 12A and 12B. Flight UA 5622 was operating from the Chicago (O’Hare) hub (ORD) to Hartford/Springfield at Bradley International Airport (BDL).
The flight crew notified ATC of a pressurization problem and declared an emergency. The aircraft was quickly descended to a safe altitude before landing.
The flight was operated with Embraer ERJ 170-200LR (ERJ 175) N131SY (msn 17000450).
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Copyright Photo: TMK Photography/AirlinersGallery.com. Sister ship N135SY (msn 17000460) arrives at Toronto (Pearson).