Passenger flight makes emergency landing at Karachi airport

plane makes emergency landing

KARACHI: A Flydubai flight en route to Colombo made an emergency landing at the Jinnah International Airport Karachi in the wee hours of Thursday after a passenger’s health deteriorated mid-air. 

According to sources, the flight was going to Colombo from Dubai, when the health of a female passenger worsened after a heart attack.

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The pilot of the passenger plane sought permission for an emergency landing at the Karachi airport from the ATC. The deceased women has been identified as Sri Lankan national named Paloni age 57.

After getting clearance, the flight made an emergency landing at the Karachi airport. The medical team during the checkup found the passenger was already dead, CAA sources said.

The health officer issued the death certificate of the passenger and the plane with the body departed for Colombo.

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