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Hero firefighter saves passenger on a Delta flight to LAX who didn’t have a pulse for 30 minutes

Hero firefighter saves passenger on a Delta flight to Los Angeles who didn’t have a pulse for 30 minutes and couldn’t be revived with a portable defibrillator

  • Trevor Jaha, with the Savannah Fire Rescue in Georgia, had been on a September 14 Delta flight 2911 from Detroit to Los Angeles
  • He noticed the woman suffering from cardiac arrest and rushed to give her CPR after she couldn’t be revived with a Automated External Defibrillator
  • The woman – identified as Chelsea – was revived after a fifth shock from the AED
  • She was taken to a Kansas City hospital and is said to have not suffered brain damage    

Trevor Jaha, with the Savannah Fire Rescue in Georgia, had been on a September 14 Delta flight 2911 from Detroit to Los Angeles when he noticed the woman suffering from cardiac arrest

A quick thinking firefighter saved a woman’s life by performing CPR on her for more than 30 minutes after she suffered sudden cardiac arrest while on a flight to Los Angeles. 

Trevor Jaha, with the Savannah Fire Rescue in Georgia, had been on a September 14 Delta flight 2911 from Detroit to Los Angeles when he noticed the woman suffering from cardiac arrest. 

According to a Facebook post on the fire department’s page, the woman – identified only as Chelsea – had no pulse even after four shocks from a  portable Automated External Defibrillator (AED). 

‘Jaha performed CPR for more than 30 minutes while the plane made an emergency landing,’ the department added.

The flight appears to have been diverted to Kansas City. 

After a fifth shock from the AED, a faint pulse was detected from the Jacksonville, Florida, resident and she was taken to a local hospital. 

'Jaha performed CPR for more than 30 minutes while the plane made an emergency landing,' the department added. The flight appears to have been diverted to Kansas City (stock Delta plane)

‘Jaha performed CPR for more than 30 minutes while the plane made an emergency landing,’ the department added. The flight appears to have been diverted to Kansas City (stock Delta plane)

Chelsea was taken to a local hospital and is said to have no signs of brain damage

Chelsea was taken to a local hospital and is said to have no signs of brain damage

‘After a hospital stay she regained the ability to walk & talk – with no signs of brain damage,’ the department added. 

Savannah Fire Rescue shared a follow up post showing the woman smiling in the hospital.

‘She is my sister, and he saved her. I can’t thank him enough and I just wanted to make people aware, he’s a hero,’ a man claiming to be Chelsea’s brother, Josh. Hm said.  

A passenger who had been on the flight shared that the airline crew had initially asked for a doctor or a nurse to help them

A passenger who had been on the flight shared that the airline crew had initially asked for a doctor or a nurse to help them

A passenger who had been on the flight shared that the airline crew had initially asked for a doctor or a nurse to help them. 

 ‘I said why don’t they ask for paramedics or EMTs,’ added Robin Freer, who had been on the flight with her husband. ‘This is an emergency that’s what they do everyday. I’m so glad she is ok I have wondered everyday what happened to that young lady!!!’ 

She continued: The airline handled the emergency very well and even though it was very scary it was was handled professionally and quickly.’ 



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