Hawaiian Airlines flight diverted to San Francisco after flight attendant dies

 Monday, January 28, 2019 


A Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant died on a flight to New York that was diverted to San Francisco, officials with the airlines said on Friday.


A spokesperson for the Hawaiian Airlines said that they are deeply saddened by the loss of Emile Griffith, a member of our flight attendant ‘ohana for over 31 years, who passed away while working on the flight between Honolulu and New York last night.



Hawaiian Airlines flight 50 was carrying 253 passengers and 12 crew members on its way to John F. Kennedy International Airport after leaving Daniel K. Inouye International Airport at 4:13 p.m. Hawaii time. The plane landed at San Francisco International Airport shortly after 11 p.m. Pacific time, Hawaiian Airlines officials said.



Botticelli said that the Emile both loved and treasured his job at Hawaiian and always shared that with their guests. Their hearts are with Emile’s family, friends and all those fortunate to have known him.





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