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is it possible for a person to have a heart attack during a plane crash?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: Stressful situations can trigger a heart attack. A plane crash qualifies as a stressful situation.
Answered on Jun 4, 2013
Dr. Matthew Cooper
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Plane crash: Yes, from stress particularly if superimposed on underlying heart problems.
Answered on Jul 7, 2013

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