Hatzolah Member Saves Woman Aboard Flight to Florida

A JetBlue airplane. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Kiddush Hashem at an altitude of 30,000 feet: A Hatzolah member who was aboard a flight from New York to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Thursday, was credited with saving a fellow passenger’s life after she experienced a medical emergency in midair, Fox News reported.

The routine JetBlue flight from LaGuardia Airport to Florida took a terrifying turn when a woman suddenly fainted in the aisle as the crew was handing out drinks.

A passenger on the plane said the woman collapsed about an hour into the flight and the pilot was preparing to make an emergency landing when the Hatzolah member stepped up to help the woman.

Photos shared with Fox News Digital show a man wearing blue gloves assisting a woman lying on the floor of the plane. The woman can be seen with an oxygen mask on her face.

The Hatzolah membercan be seen rendering aid as other concerned passengers gather around.

The woman was said to be conscious and talking when the plane landed. An ambulance reportedly met the plane after it landed, and emergency personnel boarded the flight to take the woman off first.

According to FlightAware, the plane landed one hour and 35 minutes late.

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