Death Of Australian Father On Flight To Brisbane Linked To Meningitis
10 daily staff
Wed 15 Jan 2020 6.08 PM

An Australian father-of-three who died while on an Air Canada flight to Brisbane last week, reportedly had a non-contagious case of meningitis.

Chris Woodgate, 38, was travelling with his wife and children from Vancouver to Brisbane on Saturday when he died mid-flight.

Their flight was immediately diverted to Honolulu where Woodgate was sadly pronounced dead by the state's Chief Medical Examiner.

It's understood Woodgate had already been sick before boarding the flight in Canada...