Passenger dies on Korean Air flight

File image of a Korean Air Boeing 777

File image of a Korean Air Boeing 777 parked on the runway of a Canadian Forces base in Comox, British Columbia after an emergency landing. (April 10, 2012)AP (Credit: AP)

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A Korean Air jet was met at Kennedy Airport by emergency personnel on Sunday morning after the pilot sent word that a woman had died onboard.

The 64-year-old woman had died of natural causes aboard Flight 81 from Seoul, which landed at 11:20 a.m., said Steve Coleman, a Port Authority spokesman.

A representative for Korean Air did not immediately return a call for comment.

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