Possible Cardiac Arrest aboard Flight

What:  Possible Cardiac Arrest aboard Flight

When:  Thursday, May 18, 2017 7:30 a.m.

Where:  William P. Hobby Airport

Details:  Firefighters responded to two passengers aboard Southwest flight 2233 at Gate 43 at William P. Hobby Airport.  One passenger was assessed for a possible cardiac arrest and the other for a head injury.   Upon arrival HFD crews assessed the cardiac patient and applied the AED.  No cardiac arrest was indicated and no defibrillation was needed.  The patient was transported to a nearby hospital for further examination.  The passenger with head injury complaints was also assessed but refused transport to a hospital and boarded their connecting flight.