United Airlines Co-Pilot On SFO-Bound Flight Loses Consciousness

United Airlines Boeing 747-400, aircraft, climbing on departure, into the sky. (Photo by: MyLoupe/UIG via Getty Images)

A United Airlines co-pilot lost consciousness on a Houston-to-San Francisco flight Tuesday morning.

United Flight 1614 was diverted to Albuquerque International Sunport after the co-pilot lost consciousness mid-flight.

Word of the incident comes a day after an American Airlines pilot died during a flight from Phoenix to Boston. The co-pilot on the flight landed the plane safely in Syracuse, N.Y.

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