Indian SpiceJet plane leaves Karachi for Dubai carrying passengers
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According to the 24News HD TV channel, the Indian air travellers were treated to food and tea during their stay in Pakistan.
IndiGo airlines flight number 6E1412 travelling from Sharjah to Lucknow had entered Pakistani airspace via Iran and a passenger had fallen ill when the jet was in Pakistani airspace.
Once the passenger fell ill, the captain contacted the air traffic control of Karachi Airport and requested an emergency landing on humanitarian grounds.
Once the request was granted, the airliner had made an emergency landing at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport. However, the 67-year-old passenger, Habibur Rehman, had already passed away on the plane.
The Pakistani medical team had prescribed that the passenger had passed away due to a cardiac arrest.
Reporters: Samar Abbas and Saeed Ahmed Saeed