A flight from Los Angeles to Seattle was diverted to Portland late Thursday after one of the pilots lost consciousness.
Alaska Airlines said Flight 473's first officer flew the Boeing 737-700 to Portland International Airport after the captain became ill over Oregon.
The plane landed safely at 9:05 p.m. and paramedics took the pilot to the hospital, airline spokesman Paul McElroy said.
The Seattle Times reported that a doctor on board was able to tend to the captain at the front of the plane.
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