A Doha bound IndiGo flight was diverted to Pakistan's Jinnah International Airport in Karachi due to a medical emergency onboard, an airline official told news agency ANI.
As per the media report, the pilot landed the plane at the Karachi Airport after a man passed away while flying mid-flight.
The flight was flying from Indira Gandhi International Airport to Dubai International Airport. The pilot sought emergency landing permission due to a medical emergency.
Passenger passed away before the flight landed in Karachi
According to the initial report, 60-year-old Nigerian passenger Abdullah passed away before the plane touched down in Karachi.
Flightaware, a service that tracks flights, reported that IndiGo flight 6E 23 took off from IGI Airport at 8:41 am and was due to land at Dubai Airport at 11 am.
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