Indigo Flight: The Indigo flight to Qatar’s capital Doha was diverted to Karachi, Pakistan due to a medical emergency. However, the sick passenger was declared brought dead by the airport medical team. IndiGo flight 6E-1736 was from Delhi to Doha. The flight was diverted to Karachi due to a medical emergency. The airline says that unfortunately the passenger could not be rescued on arrival at the airport. Indigo said, "We are deeply saddened by this news and our prayers and best wishes are with the family of the deceased. Currently arrangements are being made to transfer the rest of the passengers to another flight"
The passenger was a citizen of Nigeria
According to the information received later, after the emergency landing in Karachi, the flight returned to Delhi with the deceased passenger. Sources said the landing was done to save the passenger, who was a Nigerian national. The pilot of the Indigo flight sought permission for an emergency landing due to a medical emergency, which was granted by the air traffic controller at the Karachi airport. The passenger has been identified as Abdullah (60), a citizen of Nigeria. However, he died before the flight landed. CAA and NIH doctors have issued the passenger’s death certificate.
IndiGo Airlines said in a statement that IndiGo flight 6E-1736 from Delhi to Doha was due to a medical emergency. was diverted to Karachi. Unfortunately, after landing, the passenger was declared brought dead by the airport medical team. The statement added, ‘We are deeply saddened by this news and our prayers and condolences go out to his family and loved ones. Currently we are making arrangements to shift other passengers of the flight in coordination with the concerned authorities.
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