Allegiant flight makes emergency landing in Gainesville after pilot suffers seizure

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WESH) — An Allegiant Air flight made an emergency landing Thursday morning in Gainesville after the pilot suffered a seizure mid-flight.

The plane landed safely at Gainesville Regional Airport around 9 a.m. and the pilot was treated by medics.

The Airbus 320 was traveling from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport to Punta Gorda.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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April 24 2021 08:00 am

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