Passenger dies during Continental flight to Houston

April 3, 2010 8:19:29 PM PDT
Police say a woman died of natural causes during a Continental flight into Houston on Saturday. The plane was coming in to Bush Intercontinental Airport from Newark, New Jersey. It landed around 6pm Saturday night.

Authorities say the woman was traveling with her sister, and the sister told them the victim had been suffering from a terminal lung problem. Police say the death appears to be from natural causes.