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IndiGo flight diverts to Karachi due to medical emergency onboard

The passenger who had the medical emergency could not be revived and was declared dead on arrival by the airport medical team, IndiGo said in a statement.

By: PTI | New Delhi |
Updated: March 2, 2021 11:44:18 am
Britain, Britain India, Covid 19 travel list, covid 19 red list, uk india travel list, indian expressThe incident took place on an IndiGo flight around 7 am after it left the Dabolim Airport for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport . (File)

A Lucknow-bound IndiGo flight from Sharjah was diverted to Karachi airport, in Pakistan on Tuesday after a medical emergency onboard.

The passenger who had the medical emergency could not be revived and was declared dead on arrival by the airport medical team, IndiGo said in a statement.

The airline said the flight — 6E 1412 — coming from Sharjah to Lucknow was diverted to Karachi.

“We are deeply saddened with the news and our prayers and wishes are with his family,” it added.

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