Jet designer dies after carrier glory BEIJING: China's success in managing the precision landing of its J-15 fighter jet on the country's first aircraft carrier on Sunday was overshadowed by the sudden death of Luo Yang, the scientist who had designed the jet. The death was caused by cardiac arrest that took place immediately after the flight landing mission abroad the carrier, official sources said. Luo, 51, was under severe mental pressure to achieve the landing feat, his colleagues have said. "Luo worked all day and night and bore enormous psychological pressures during those days," the official news agency Xinhua based on an interview with Meng Jun, chairman of the State-owned AVIC Shenyang Liming Aepo-Engine (Group) Corporation Ltd said. Luo spent eight days on the carrier from November 18. Xinhua also reported that Luo felt uncomfortable at one point, but didn't ask the doctor for examination. He was busy analyzing testing data and watching the flying and landing processes. Jet designer dies after carrier glory - The Times of India ***************************** Poor man. There must be tremendous pressure to achieve targets like robots. This is but the consequence where the Red Chinese makes everything a prestige issue and where life is of no concern. Sad. RIP.