Passengers at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg were left in shock after two passengers died in separate incidents on Tuesday.
Airports Company of South Africa (Acsa) spokesperson Betty Maloka said: “Airport management can confirm that two unfortunate incidents where lives were lost on separate occasions were reported to the SAPS at the airport.”
Police spokesperson Colonel Athlenda Mathe said a man aged 46 died of a heart attack early on Tuesday.
She added that in another incident, a female passenger suffered health problems before she collapsed and died at the airport, before boarding her flight.
The deceased are not related and the incidents happened at separate times.