An Indian plane lands in an emergency at Karachi Airport

 An Indian plane lands in an emergency at Karachi Airport

An Indian plane lands in an emergency at Karachi Airport

KARACHI: An Indian commercial flight made an emergency landing at Jinnah Terminal International Airport in Karachi on Monday after a passenger passed away.

According to CAA the passenger of the flight had already died in the flight before landing, therefore the captain of the Indian airline reported a medical emergency.

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Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCCA) sources said the aircraft en route from New Delhi to Doha when a medical emergency was reported on board.

After the health conditional of a passenger deteriorated, the captain contacted the Karachi Air Traffic Control and sought permission to land in Karachi on humanitarian grounds.

An Indian plane lands in an emergency at Karachi Airport

While the Pakistani officials allowed the plane to make the emergency landing on Karachi Airport, health officials examined the passenger and pronounced him dead. Sources said the passenger, identified as  60-year-old passenger Abdullah, a Nigerian national, had died before the landing.

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After confirmation of the passenger’s death by doctors. The necessary procedural steps and documentation carried out in Karachi, after which, the Indian plane resumed flight to Doha.

CAA and Ministry of Health doctors issued the passenger’s death certificate, after which the Indian plane returned to its destination.

Web Desk

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