Beijing (APP): A Pakistan student of PhD studying at China’s Shangdong University School of Medicine saved the life of a Chinese passenger on a flight from Beijing to Paris, China Daily reported on Tuesday.
According to the Daily, during the flight on July 2, Muhammad Shahbaz heard a crew member requesting the assistance of a medical professional to treat a Chinese woman who was shivering and in distress.
He said that the woman , 26, who identified herself as Li Xuan, was suffering from severe vomiting, stress and hypothermia, which was challenging as the resources aboard the plane were limited.
The arrangements for an emergency landing were made in case complications arose while Shahbaz attended to the woman . An ambulance and medical staff were in contact throughout the duration of the flight .
In order to thank Shahbaz for his efforts, the cabin crew gave him a round of applause and the chief of staff awarded him 10,000 Air France mileage points.
Shahbaz said, “I am used to seeing this in movies but it happened in real life , and being the only doctor on the flight , I felt proud of my profession for being able to save a person’s life and proud to be Pakistani .”