The flight attendants sought medical assistance on the public announcement system and four doctors travelling in the flight helped to bring the situation under control.
The patient was attended to by paramedics after the flight landed in Birmingham. Pilot-in-command Nivedita Bhasin tweeted that timely intervention of flight attendants and the doctors helped avoid a flight diversion.
"Blessed to be able to save a life. Grateful to the 4 doctors onboard -- Mr Balwant Rai Bubber, Dr Guneesh Dayal, Dr Rahul Kumar, Dr Chandra VN Cheruvu, and timely intervention by cabin crew, who saved an inflight diversion on @airindiain. Passenger safe, attended by paramedics on arrival," Ms Bhasin tweeted.
Air India's AI 113 took off from Delhi at 1:15 pm on Sunday and landed at Birmingham on time at 5:15 pm local time.
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