Man Misses Heart Transplant Due to Canceled Flights
December 31, 2022
The holiday travel nightmare ruined plans for thousands of Americans but for an Alaska man, it was a matter of life or death. At the height of the brutal winter storm, Patrick Holland received a call that he had a match for a heart transplant but he had an eight-hour window to get there. Holland booked the next plane to Seattle, Washington. But when he got to the airport, his flight was canceled. One after another, the flights he needed to take were canceled, making him miss his heart transplant.