KARACHI: An Indian airliner made an emergency touchdown at Karachi’s Jinnah Worldwide Airport on Tuesday after a passenger fell sick throughout the flight.
The airplane with flight quantity 6E1412, run by the IndiGo airways, was travelling from Sharjah to the Indian metropolis of Lucknow.
The airplane had entered Pakistani airspace at round 4:00am through Iran when the passenger fell in poor health, stated Civil Aviation Authority sources.
As soon as the passenger fell in poor health, the captain reached out to the air visitors management and requested for an emergency touchdown on “humanitarian grounds” in Karachi.
As soon as the request was obtained, the airline was directed to make an emergency touchdown at Karachi’s Jinnah Worldwide Airport at 5:30am.
Sources, nonetheless, stated that the 67-year-old passenger, Habibur Rehman, had already handed away on the airplane earlier than touchdown in Karachi.
The Pakistani medical workforce stated that the reason for dying of the passenger was cardiac arrest.
As soon as the medical doctors formally declared Rehman lifeless and the medico-legal formalities had been accomplished, the jet took off for the Indian metropolis of Ahmedabad at 8:36am from Karachi.