A Man Died Mid-Flight After Swallowing 246 Cocaine Packets

A Japanese man who swallowed 246 packets of cocaine died while on a flight from Bogota to Tokyo on Friday, Agence France-Presse reports.

Authorities identified the man only as 42-year-old Udo N in a social media post Monday.

The incident prompted the Aeromexico flight to make an emergency landing in the northern Mexico state of Sonora after flight attendants noticed that he was having seizures. Paramedics then boarded the plane and declared the man dead. Continue Reading