A Hyderabad-bound flight from Sharjah made an emergency touchdown at Karachi Jinnah’s Worldwide Airport on Sunday after the pilot reported a technical situation.
The IndiGo plane is at present being examined on the Karachi airport. “IndiGo flight 6E-1406, working from Sharjah to Hyderabad was diverted to Karachi. The pilot noticed a technical defect.
“Essential procedures had been adopted and as a precaution, the plane was diverted to Karachi. A further flight is being despatched to Karachi to fly the passengers to Hyderabad,” the airline mentioned in its official assertion
It must be famous that this was the second such occasion in two weeks the place an Indian airline was compelled to make an emergency touchdown at Karachi airport.
On July 5, SpiceJet’s Delhi-Dubai flight needed to be diverted to Karachi after the pilots seen an uncommon gas discount in one of many gas tanks of the aircraft. It was discovered that an indicator gentle was malfunctioning.
In response to well-placed sources in Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the pilot safely landed the IndiGo plane at 2:20am.
The airplane, an Airbus 320, had reported a technical issued and is being examined. The passengers aboard, practically 180, have been safely moved to the transit lounge and had been additionally served breakfast.
The sources mentioned the passengers will likely be despatched to Hyderabad Deccan by an alternate flight which is predicted to reach by 3pm.