Sun, 18 Apr 2021

NEW DELHI, March 2 (Xinhua) -- An international flight operated by a privately-owned airline of India was diverted to Pakistan's port city Karachi due to a medical emergency on Monday night, an airline official said on Tuesday.

The IndiGo airline's Flight 6E-1412 was originally heading from Sharjah city in the United Arab Emirates to India's northern city of Lucknow. The ill passenger was declared dead upon arrival in Karachi.

"Unfortunately, the passenger could not be revived and was declared dead on arrival by the Karachi airport medical team," said the IndiGo official.

The IndiGO flight landed at the Lucknow airport on Tuesday morning.

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