The tragic news of a death on board an Emirates flight broke yesterday, with the airline confirming an emergency landing in Kuwait during a flight from Dubai to Munich.
However details of the passenger and the death were not confirmed.
And reports have now emerged that the passenger was a 7-year-old girl.
According to reports from Germany, the young girl reportedly from Taiwan (but unconfirmed at this stage) collapsed 45 minutes into the flight, with a high fever.
Crew and a doctor attempted to help
While the flight landed in Kuwait.
The emergency physician boarded the plane upon landing in Kuwait but was unable to resuscitate the girl.