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United Airlines emergency landing as pilot suffers heart attack
A United Airlines plane was forced to land mid-flight.after one of the pilots suffered a medical emergency.
"Can an ambulance and maybe some air stairs meet us on the runway? United 1603 we'll get that going."
The plane was flying from Houston to Seattle last night with 161 passengers on board.
63-year-old Captain Henry Skillern -- suffered a heart attack.
The co-pilot made an emergency landing in Boise, Idaho.
Paramedics met the plane and rushed Skillern to the hospital where he later died.
United says none of the passengers were ever in any danger.