Man Dies On Flight Diverted To Indy; Planes Collide In Alaska

By Corinne Rose

August 1, 2011 Updated Aug 1, 2011 at 6:40 AM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) -- An autopsy will be performed to confirm how a man died during a flight over the midwest this weekend.

Reports say the man became ill on a Southwest Airlines jet flying from Las Vegas to Ohio on Saturday night.

The flight was diverted and landed in Indianapolis so the man could get help, but emergency responders were unable to revive him.

Meanwhile, four people are dead after two small planes collided in mid-air over Alaska this weekend.

One of the planes crashed into a wooded area and caught fire, killing the four people on board.

The other plane was able to fly back and make an emergency landing in Anchorage.

The pilot was not injured.

Federal agents are investigating the cause of the crash.




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