Dubai-Bound SpiceJet Flight Diverted To Karachi Due To Medical Emergency, Passenger Recovers After Treatment

Dubai-Bound SpiceJet Flight Diverted To Karachi Due To Medical Emergency, Passenger Recovers After Treatment

The SpiceJet flight SG-15 made an emergency landing here around 9.30 pm on Tuesday and a passenger was given medical assistance, officials said.

PTIUpdated: Wednesday, December 06, 2023, 07:42 AM IST
article-image
Dubai-Bound SpiceJet Flight Diverted To Karachi Due To Medical Emergency, Passenger Recovers After Treatment | File

A SpiceJet plane flying from Ahmedabad to Dubai was diverted to Karachi's Jinnah International Airport due to a medical emergency on board, officials said here.

They said the SpiceJet flight SG-15 made an emergency landing here around 9.30 pm on Tuesday and a passenger was given medical assistance.

Passenger Suffered A Suspected Heart Attack

"The Boeing 737 aircraft was going from Ahmedabad to Dubai when a 27-year old passenger, Dharwal Darmesh, suffered a suspected heart attack and needed medical attention," a spokesperson of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said here.

He said a medical team of the CAA gave emergency medical attention to the passenger whose sugar level had fallen and was experiencing palpitations.

"After getting medical treatment, the passenger has recovered and the flight has also been refuelled and will fly on to Dubai," the official said.

Airline Issues Statement

Earlier on Tuesday night, a spokesperson of the airline in New Delhi said the SpiceJet plane flying from Ahmedabad to Dubai was diverted to Karachi.

"On December 5, 2023, SpiceJet Boeing 737 aircraft operating flight SG-15 (Ahmedabad-Dubai) was diverted to Karachi due to a medical emergency," the spokesperson said.

Another Incident Reported Recently

In a similar incident on November 23, a Hyderabad-bound IndiGo flight made an emergency landing in Pakistan's Karachi after a medical emergency involving a passenger on board.

According to the carrier, the passenger was declared dead on arrival at a hospital.

RECENT STORIES

Rajnath Singh To Preside Naval Commanders Conference With Twin Aircraft Carriers On Western Coast

Rajnath Singh To Preside Naval Commanders Conference With Twin Aircraft Carriers On Western Coast

Viral VIDEO: Youths Attack Young Woman With Lathi & Belt After Brawl Outside Summit Building In...

Viral VIDEO: Youths Attack Young Woman With Lathi & Belt After Brawl Outside Summit Building In...

South Gujarat Poised For Growth With Proposed Second Airport At Parsoli, Navsari

South Gujarat Poised For Growth With Proposed Second Airport At Parsoli, Navsari

Senior BJP Leaders Add 'Modi Ka Parivar' To Their Social Media Names After Lalu's Distasteful...

Senior BJP Leaders Add 'Modi Ka Parivar' To Their Social Media Names After Lalu's Distasteful...

MP: Women Take Out Rally To Demand Immediate Release Of Rape Convict Asaraam Bapu In Jabalpur...

MP: Women Take Out Rally To Demand Immediate Release Of Rape Convict Asaraam Bapu In Jabalpur...