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Man dies after medical emergency on Jetstar flight from Australia to NZ

A passenger has died at Auckland International Airport after suffering a medical event on a Jetstar flight from Australia.

The man was on board flight JQ131 from the Gold Coast on Saturday afternoon when he suffered a medical emergency.

Police and St John Ambulance workers in Auckland tried to save a man who suffered a medical emergency on the flight.

Police and St John Ambulance workers in Auckland tried to save a man who suffered a medical emergency on the flight.Credit:Stuff/Supplied

Auckland Airport media spokesman Justis Kamu confirmed the man died shortly after the flight’s arrival.

“We were contacted prior to the flight arriving about a medical emergency,” he said.

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