Dhaka, Dec. 3 -- A London-bound flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines made an emergency landing in Bulgeria's Sofia International Airport on Friday after a passenger fell sick onboard.

The doctors at Sofia Airport praised us for diverting the flight and bringing the patient on time, Captain Ishtiaq, the pilot in command (PIC) of the flight said.

A senior citizen boarded the Boeing Dreamliner 787 but suddenly developed high blood pressure and breathing problems mid-flight. When the cabin crew reported the passenger's illness to the flight captain, he immediately asked to see if there was a doctor on board. Hearing the announcement, a doctor came forward to help the patient.

The passenger was provided oxygen and other necessary medicines. ...