Response lag questioned in N.Y. jet death
Heart attack victim kept aboard over 20 minutes
By Sharon Linstedt
Buffalo News (New York)
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A former Buffalo resident returning here died Feb. 28 on a JetBlue Airways flight preparing for takeoff from New York, and his death is now raising questions about emergency response time.
Lawrence D. Parker Jr., 46, suffered a heart attack shortly after boarding the aircraft at John F. Kennedy International Airport. New York Port Authority medical aides and New York City Fire Department crews didn't arrive for nearly a half hour.
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