Doctor Saves Life of Asthmatic 2-Year Old on Transatlantic Flight

Dr. Kurshid Guru saved the child's life by creating a makeshift pediatric nebulizer from material on board the flight.
1:45 | 09/25/15

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Kane's attorney lashing out and not ruling out posesibl legalac tion against the accuser. The integrity of the accusations has been Dr. Kreshi guru of Buffalo, new York, jumping into action 10,000 feet in the air. If we did not intervene at the time I intervened it would have been much more dainius. Reporter: He was on a 7 1/2-hour trip from Spain to New York when halfway through a 2-year-old on board with asthma started struggling to breathe. His parents accidentally packing his medication in their checked luggage. I heard announcement looking for physician. I started thinking that I got to come out with a way so we can kind of provide the oxygen and the medication in a nice way. Reporter: With no pediatric devices available and in true superhero fashion he turned an inhaler into a makeshift anyone lyzer using a water bottle, a plastic cup, an oxygen tank and oxygen mask. After two treatments the child felt better and at the end of the flight, he was playing with the mom and they were pretty happy. Reporter: He is not just a good samaritan with an md. He is actually the director of robotic surgery at New York's Roswell park cancer institute and while the medical macgyver was able to come to the 2-year-old's rescue -- At the end of the day the message is always carry your medications you need with you. Reporter: Linzie Janis, ABC news, New York.

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