Midair Medical Emergency Compels IndiGo Flight to Land in Karachi; But Patient Dies


New Delhi: Because of an onboard medical emergency an IndiGo flight from Delhi to Doha was diverted to Karachi on Monday. But the patient could not be saved.

According to a statement from IndiGo Airlines, flight 6E-1736 was diverted due to a medical emergency but “unfortunately, on arrival, the passenger was declared dead by the airport medical team”.

The flight on its way from Delhi to Doha in Qatar was diverted to Karachi in Pakistan when the passenger developed serious ailments.

The airline said it was making arrangements for transferring the other passengers of the flight, in coordination with the relevant authorities.

“We are deeply saddened by the news and our prayers and wishes are with his family and loved ones,” IndiGo said in the statement.

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