Heartbreaking: Indian-Origin Woman Passes Away Mid-Flight to Visit Family After Four Years

Heartbreaking: Indian-Origin Woman Passes Away Mid-Flight to Visit Family After Four Years

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Manpreet Kaur’s journey home ends in tragedy as she succumbs suddenly aboard an international flight.

Manpreet Kaur, a 24-year-old Indian-origin woman studying in Melbourne, Australia, tragically passed away. She died on the spot, shortly after boarding a Qantas flight bound for Punjab on June 20. This marked her long-awaited return home after four years away from her family.

Key Points 

• A 24-year-old Indian-origin woman died on a Qantas flight from Melbourne to Delhi

• Manpreet Kaur collapsed and died while trying to put on her seatbelt before takeoff

• Kaur was returning to India to see her parents for the first time in four years

Reports indicate that Manpreet Kaur, described as feeling unwell hours before her departure from Melbourne Airport. However, she boarded easily but collapsed and died moments after fastening her seatbelt aboard the aircraft still docked at the boarding gate. Despite swift response from cabin crew and emergency services, they were unable to save her. Sources suggest she may have suffered complications related to tuberculosis, a condition she was reportedly battling.

Manpreet Kaur was pursuing her dream of becoming a chef while working at Australia Post. Her friends and roommate remember her fondly as kind-hearted and adventurous, enjoying travels across Victoria with her companions.

Prior to her untimely death, Manpreet was eagerly anticipating reuniting with her parents in India, her first visit since moving to Australia in March 2020.

In response to the tragedy, a GoFundMe campaign has been launched to support Kaur’s grieving family during this challenging time.

“Our dear friend Manpreet left us too soon, leaving a void in our lives that can never be filled,” the page reads. “As we grieve her passing, we want to come together to honour her memory and support her family in their time of need. Every contribution, big or small, brings us closer to our goal

The sudden loss of Manpreet Kaur has left her friends and community devastated.