Reading this question, a new one came to my mind. That question is explaining how an airline behaves in that unfortunate situation. However, what are the legal consequences?
Concretely I would like to understand the following situations?:
- Only a doctor can certify the death of a person. If no doctor is present in the flight (or all doctors have been dragged off due to overbooking), how is the death certified? On the ground I guess.
- Can the passengers leave the airplane or they will need to wait until the authorities get inside?
- Which country will be liable for any potential criminal investigation (if applicable)