Man Commits Suicide During Flight 43-year-old South Korean found hanging by belt from his neck in bathroom By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Aug 9, 2011 9:25 AM CDT 2 comments Comments A 43-year-old South Korean man was found hanging by the neck from his belt, and a clothes hanger in the airplane's lavatory. (Shutterstock) (Newser) – A passenger found hanged in a plane bathroom apparently killed himself during the flight, South Korean police said. The man was found hanging by his belt from a clothes hanger after the flight landed. Yesterday's Asiana Airlines flight had departed from Guangzhou, China. The man had worked at a Guangzhou branch office of a South Korean company and was returning home, officials said. No suicide note was found. The man was a 43-year-old South Korean; the country's suicide rate is the highest in the developed world.