Widow: Airline didn't use AED because of husband's hairy chest

A man died of a heart attack on a Southwest flight; his wife said there was a defibrillator on board but it wasn't used because her husband's chest was too hairy


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A man was flying from Los Angeles to Albuquerque when he died of a heart attack. His wife thinks his hairy chest had something to do with his death, however.

His wife said a defibrillator was on board but wasn't used because of her husband's hairy chest.

"The flight attendant that had been right up there with us said because his chest is too hairy," she said.

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