The Tarom airline operating a flight on the route Bucharest-Madrid, on Thursday, with 183 passengers on board, landed in Timisoara, for a medical emergency involving one of the passengers.
The representatives of the press office of the County Ambulance Service (SAJ) Timis told AGERPRES that the 64-year-old passenger felt sick on the plane, and the pilot decided to land in Timisoara.
"The passenger took a rapid COVID-19 test, which came out positive, and then she was transported to the Timisoara Municipal Hospital for medical care," said SAJ Timis's spokesman, Florin Crisan.
The aircraft will take off from Timisoara to Madrid shortly, according to the information posted on the Timisoara Airport website.
The passengers of the Madrid flight have been disembarked and the aircraft is disinfected before departure.