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A person wearing a heart defibrillator, can he/she fly on a plane ?

A person wearing a heart defibrillator can they fly on a plane ? A person wearing a heart defibrillator can they fly on a plane?
Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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Yes you can. If you have an implanted defibrillator your cardiologist should've given you an ID card. You'll want to have that handy when you go through security because they have a tendency to set off metal detectors. The defibrillator will not cause any problems with the function of the plane.
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