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American Airlines Copilot Diverts after Captain Dies Mid-Flight

Flight to Boston lands in Syracuse.

An American Airlines copilot safely landed an Airbus A320 in Syracuse, New York, yesterday after the captain became ill and died on the scheduled flight from Phoenix to Boston.
American Flight 550 left Phoenix at 11:55 p.m. local time Sunday with 147 passengers onboard and diverted mid-flight, landing shortly after 7 a.m. EDT on Monday.
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American Airlines Pilot Dies Midflight Path

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