Afsana Khanom, wife of pilot Abid Sultan who died in the US-Bangla flight crash in Nepal, has been kept on life support at the National Institute of Neurosciences & Hospital.
Afsana was put on life support as her condition deteriorated on Sunday night, according to Dr Shiraji Shafiqul Islam, an assistant professor of the institute.
Dr Shiraji said Afsana was admitted to the hospital on Sunday following a stroke and the physicians conducted a surgery on her.
She had multiple clotting in the right side of her brain and as a result her body’s left side became paralyzed, the doctors said.
Afsana was a diabetic patient and suffered the stroke because of stress, informed Dr Badrul Alam, Joint Director of the institute.
Pilot Abid Sultan and all four cabin crew members of the US-Bangla flight died in the crash at Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal. The crash claimed the lives of 51 people, including 26 Bangladeshis.
US-Bangla Airlines flight BS211, which flew from Dhaka to Kathmandu carrying 67 passengers and four crewmembers.