American Airlines flight attendant Paul Frishkorn dies

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Paul Frishkorn, a resident of Philadelphia The stewardess and the American Airlines union representative died of coronavirus, the union of hostesses confirmed Thursday.

"It is with deep sadness that we report that one of our own … passed away from Covid-19," Lori Bassani, president of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, which represents 27,000 flight attendants on American Airlines, said in a statement.

Frishkorn, 65, was described as a tireless advocate for the stewardess corps who spent time in the Philadelphia crew room "answering questions and helping our members through this difficult time" before he fell ill, according to the statement.

"Paul is the first of our colleagues to lose his life as a result of this deadly virus. We are deeply saddened and are reminded that there are not too many precautions to be taken during this horrible time," the statement said. "Our hearts go out to Paul's family and loved ones as we mourn the loss of one of our own."

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USA TODAY has contacted American Airlines for further comment.

Talking on the phone to the US TODAY Bassani said Frishkorn's death has raised already deep concern for flight attendants working amid the highly contagious virus.

"When this hits one of their own, it sheds a whole new light on the coronavirus," Bassani said. "This spreads more fear among our ranks. This is a deadly virus, unlike any we have ever experienced."

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