British Co-Pilot Dies Mid-Flight The Vagabondish Team February 27 England, News This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.Tragedy struck a GB Airways flight from Manchester to Cyprus when a co-pilot fell ill and died during the flight. The flight with 156 passengers on board took off from Manchester on 24 February and was mid air when First Officer Michael Warren took ill. A purser administered first aid, and another co-pilot diverted the aircraft to Turkey, so he could receive emergency medical attention. On landing, Turkish authorities confirmed that Warren, a father of two, was dead. Passengers on the flight spent the night in Istanbul, and were expected to fly to Cyprus later. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Let's Make Sure You're Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. × 3 = Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.