An Indian airline passenger dies after plane made emergency landing in Karachi

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

17th Nov, 2020. 11:12 pm
Emergency landing Karachi airport

Owing to a medical emergency with a passenger on board, an Indian plane has on Tuesday made an emergency landing at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport.

According to the details, the passenger plane-GOW-6658- was traveling from Riyadh in Saudi Arabia to New Delhi in India when it made an emergency landing at the Karachi airport.

The health condition of a traveler, Mohammad Naushad, deteriorated which resulted in the emergency landing, as per details.

The doctors reached the plane soon and pronounced the death of the passenger after his medical examination.

Detailing the entire episode, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) spokesman said that a GoAir flight sought permission for an emergency landing at the Jinnah International Airport Karachi after the health condition of one of the travelers deteriorated on the flight.

“We allowed the plane to land on a humanitarian basis,” he said adding that the doctors pronounced him dead after carrying out his medical examination.

Earlier in July, a Qatar Airways cargo flight from Doha has made an emergency landing at the Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore, after a Bangladesh national developed a health issue on board.

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