Passenger Kills Himself in Airplane Toilet During Flight From Egypt.
A Russian tourist committed suicide on board a plane traveling from the Egyptian resort of Sharm El Sheikh to Samara, Russia.
During takeoff, when passengers and crew took their seats and buckled themselves, 48-year-old Alexander Dokshin got up and made his way to the toilet.
They tried to open the toilet door, but the latch was blocked.
Passengers helped the cabin crew to remove the door from the hinges and they found the man unconscious.
Three medical doctors on board tried to resuscitate the man but failed.
Passengers seated near the deceased man before his death said that he was acting strangely and talking to himself during the flight.
Dokshin and his wife Kristina
The man’s relatives subsequently confirmed that he did have mental problems after he had had a car accident in Thailand.
Dokshin and his daughter
Police were summoned leading to a five-hour delay as the death was investigated before the man’s body was loaded into the luggage compartment of the plane and the flight continued to Samara with his body and other passengers.
Russia’s transport investigative committee has launched a probe into Dokshin’s shocking death.