Atlanta 5/29/2019 1:19:37 PM
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Aer Lingus Flight Crew Calms Worried Passengers After Terrifying Choking Incident

Another happy story comes from 35,000 feet where Aer Lingus flight crew save the day and calm worried passengers after a frightening choking incident.

A mother and her 23 month old baby were flying between Dublin and Izmir, Turkey when the choking incident occurred.

Lisa Murray, the mother of Miley Rose Spillane, posted about the incident on Facebook and wrote, “Tonight I [witnessed] my childs life nearly taken from her she nearly choked to death on the plane. She turned blue choking on a pringle it got lodged in her throat and she was choking she was practically losing” consciousness.

All of this was happening mid-flight and Murray yells on the plane that her daughter is choking, sending passengers into a panic. Finally, her daughter was able to cough up the obstruction and was able to breathe freely again. Yet, passengers were running out of their seats and screaming.

The Aer Lingus Crew was able to step in and calm worried passengers and able to complete the flight without issue.

Lisa Murray turned to Facebook to publicly recognize the team for the amazing job they did, recognizing one of the Flight Crew, Chloe, for taking “Miley under her wing as if she was one of her own”.

Great news that the child is alright and that the response of the Aer Lingus team was both helpful and professional.