The plane of Mahan Air airline, which was operating flight IRM079 on the Tehran-Beijing route, made an emergency landing in Tashkent.
The aircraft landed on May 28 at 23:20 local time at the Tashkent airport, Uzbekistan Airports reports. The reason is said to be a passenger who had a heart attack. The crew decided to proceed to the alternate airfield due to the deterioration of the passenger's health. After landing at the airport, the passenger was picked up by an ambulance and hospitalized to a medical facility to provide qualified medical care.