Two foreign nationals die at Taoyuan airport

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/11/07
By: C.C. Chiu and Flor Wang

Taipei, Nov. 7 (CNA) Two foreign passengers died at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

The departure hall of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport's Terminal 2. (CNA file photo)

The departure hall of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 2. (CNA file photo)

on Saturday, but the causes of death were not immediately clear.

According to airport police, a 44-year-old citizen of Switzerland, who was scheduled to take an EVA Air flight to Paris at 11 p.m. the previous night was found dead at 11:30 a.m. in a hallway nearby the EVA Air VIP lounge in Terminal 2.

Another unidentified American passenger who fell into shock while waiting to transfer to another flight at the airport was rushed to the hospital but pronounced dead after not responding to treatment, airport police said.

The police said the cause of the two foreign nationals’ deaths needed to be further investigated.

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