A mum nearly died after suffering a severe allergic reaction to sesame seeds in a chicken wrap on a British Airways flight.

Sonia Bagga, 39, ate the snack containing sesame-based Tahini paste on the flight back to the UK from Dubai.

But she claims she felt “like a noose was tightening around my neck” and a hero doctor aboard the plane dashed to save her.

The mum-of-two, of Wokingham, Berks., is now taking legal action against BA.

“I was panicking, I was telling crew, ‘I can’t breathe. I’ve got an allergy to sesame seeds,’” Sonia told The Sun on Sunday .

“The only thing in my mind was ‘I’m dying, this is the reaction that’s going to kill me.’

“A young, female doctor on board saved my life. She gave me an EpiPen just at the right moment.”

The events planner was coming back to a London airport with her hubby Raj, 44, and their daughter, 14, and ten-year-old son on September 9.

A BA spokesman said: “The safety of our customers is always our priority, and we take the issue of allergens very seriously.

“We were first informed of our customer’s allergy when our cabin crew were notified she had suffered a reaction from her meal.”

On landing she was taken by ambulance to Hillingdon hospital, North West London.

She said it was only when ­leaving the plane, the cabin crew confirmed to her husband that the wrap had contained Tahini paste.

Hospital staff said it was remarkable she had not suffered brain damage.

Now Sonia, who says she is “angry and frustrated” at the ­airline’s lack of apology, has turned to travel litigation specialists Hudgell Solicitors.

She said she was spurred to seek legal action after a friend told her eight weeks after her ordeal that BA were still serving the same wraps without allergy labels.

A BA spokesman said: “The safety of our customers is always our priority, and we take the issue of allergens very seriously.

“We were first informed of our customer’s allergy when our cabin crew were notified she had suffered a reaction from her meal.”

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