Woman Found Unresponsive on Flight From Puerto Rico to Miami Dies

Police said it appears the 71-year-old died of natural causes.

A  woman who was found unresponsive aboard an American Airlines flight from Puerto Rico to Miami died Tuesday morning, police said.

The Miami-Dade Police Department reported receiving a call for medical aid to American Airlines flight 1254 just after 10 a.m. Tuesday. Police believe the woman, who was in her 70s,  died of nautral causes, though a formal cause of death is pending a report from the medical examiner.

American Airlines has not yet responded to a request for comment.

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