Man Dies on Flight to Milwaukee

Milwaukee County Sheriff’s deputies were notified by General Mitchell International Airport operations of a medical emergency on an inbound flight to Milwaukee from Phoenix at about 12:45 a.m. on Monday. 

According to the Sheriff's Office, the flight crew reported an unresponsive passenger, unconscious and not breathing. 

Milwaukee County Airport Fire Department emergency personnel removed the subject from the plane and continued resuscitation measures.

Brendan D. Smith, age 36, of San Diego, was pronounced dead at 1:34 a.m. Sheriff’s detectives are conducting the death investigation, and made notification to his family in Greendale.

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