Man dies on flight to Honolulu

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 62-year-old man died on a Delta flight to Honolulu Monday morning.

Delta spokeswoman Gina Laughlin says the man was found unconscious while en route from Japan.

The passenger has been identified as Michael Coverdale of Converse, Indiana.

Laughlin says flight 612 from Nagoya was about 6 hours into the flight when Coverdale  experienced a medical emergency. Coverdale was traveling with a companion.

Flight attendants and onboard nurses performed CPR until the plane arrived at the gate.

EMS officials pronounced his death at about 6:15 a.m., shortly after meeting the plane on arrival.

There were no signs of foul play.

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