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  10/16/2012, Tishrei 30, 5773

American Dies on El-Al Flight to New York from Israel

An American citizen died, Tuesday, on an El-Al Israel Airlines flight from Tel Aviv to New York. A medical crew on board administered first aid but was forced, later to declare the passenger dead.

El Al issued a statement which said, "Unfortunately, all the efforts of the doctors to save her did not succeed. Representatives of the company contacted relatives and are waiting with them at the airport in New York."