Person dies after medical emergency on China Southern Airlines flight from China to Christchurch

Source: 1News

One person has died after a medical event on an inbound flight from China to Christchurch today, police confirmed to 1 NEWS.

Police were unable to confirm the exact flight. However, Flightradar24, a site which tracks real-time commercial flights, indicated the flight was with China Southern Airlines.

The flight is believed to have come from Guangzhou, in Guangdong, and landed in the country just before 5pm.