Kenya Airways was forced to cancel a flight on Wednesday after a passenger died at the JKIA in Nairobi.

The passenger, 65, died in a plane that was to depart for Mombasa.

The man and his family had boarded flight KQ 606 that was to leave at 1.40pm.

Passengers said he appeared unwell upon boarding and had to be assisted by staff and ground crew. He died at about 1.30pm.

Police were called on the scene and the body moved from the plane.