Indian plane makes emergency landing at Karachi airport citing medical emergency

An Indian airplane made an emergency landing at Karachi airport citing medical emergency on Tuesday a day earlier.

As per details, an Indian airplane made an emergency landing at Karachi’s Jinnah airport citing medical emergency after one of its passengers suffered cardiac arrest onboard.

The flight ‘GoAir (6658)’ carrying 179 passengers was en route to New Zealand from Riyadh when one of its passenger – Muhammad Noushad aged 30, suffered a cardiac arrest forcing the flight crew to make emergency landing at the airport seeking medical assistance.

However, by the time ground medical team was able to address the situation, Muhammad Noushad had passed away.

The airplane then departed from Karachi after refueling.

Indian media has reported that the deceased passenger hailed from Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh (UP).

It is pertinent to know that India’s Go Airlines – country’s largest airline lost Rs 251 million, whereas Air India lost US$ 71.6 million due to closure of Pakistani airspace amid heightened tensions between the two nuclear armed neighbors in February 2019 last year.