Plane diverted to Rochester after passenger death


ROCHESTER, Minn. – Delta Airlines Flight 3812 from San Antonio to Minneapolis landed Sunday night in Rochester after a passenger died.   Police Captain John Sherwin says the plane landed at Rochester International Airport around 10 pm after an 82 year old female passenger from Texas passed away during the flight.  The woman was apparently on her way to visit relatives in Minnesota.  Other passengers thought she was asleep until a flight attendant tried to wake her.  Captain Sherwin says doctors on the flight found the body cold and did not attempt resuscitation.  The cause of death and identity of the woman have not been revealed. Airport officials say the other passengers were bused to Minneapolis at around midnight.

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