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IndiGo flight makes emergency landing in Karachi; Passengers safe

The plane made a precautionary landing in Karachi, reportedly all passengers are safe.

An IndiGo aircraft flying from Sharjah to Hyderabad had to be diverted to Pakistan today after the pilot reported a technical defect in the aircraft.

The plane made a precautionary landing in Karachi, reportedly all passengers are safe.

Meanwhile, the airline in a release said, IndiGo flight 6E-1406, operating from Sharjah to Hyderabad was diverted to Karachi after the pilot observed a technical defect.

Necessary procedures were followed and as a precaution the aircraft was diverted to Karachi. An additional flight is being sent to Karachi to fly the passengers to Hyderabad, the airline added.

It needs to be mentioned here that this is the second Indian airline to make a landing in Karachi in two weeks.

Earlier this month, a SpiceJet aircraft from Delhi to Dubai made an unscheduled stop in the Pakistan city due to a malfunctioning indicator light.

The 138 passengers later left for Dubai in a replacement flight that was sent from India.

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First Published: 17th July, 2022 12:04 IST

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