0342 GMT January 21, 2018
According to a local official, visa was immediately issued at Tabriz Airport for the sick passenger, who was an Irish man, due to his critical conditions. He was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, IRNA reported.
Director of the East Azarbaijan Airports Mostafa Safaei added that the plane stopped in Tabriz Airport, East Azarbaijan Province, for two hours and then took off to continue its way towards Manchester.
Tabriz Shahid Madani International Airport, which currently operates 200 domestic and 20 foreign flights a week, enjoy a suitable status in the country in number of flights and navigation equipment in the country.