Karachi: An Indian passenger plane has made an emergency landing at Karachi Airport. This is the second Indian aircraft to land at Jinnah International Airport in two weeks.
The Airbus 320 of the Indian airline ‘IndiGo’ made an emergency landing at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport between Sunday and Monday.
It is said that the passenger plane was carrying 180 passengers from Sharjah to Hyderabad Deccan, and during the flight, the pilot requested permission for an emergency landing in Karachi due to a technical problem.
IndiGo Sharjah-Hyderabad flight diverted to Pak’s Karachi after pilot reported technical defect in the aircraft which is being examined at the airport.Airline is planning to send another aircraft to Karachi.
This is the 2nd Indian airline to make a landing in Karachi in 2 weeks pic.twitter.com/XbUcgNOzBs
— ANI (@ANI) July 17, 2022
‘IndiGo’ has said in a statement that the flight from Sharjah to Hyderabad Deccan has been diverted to Karachi as a precautionary measure after a technical problem. A plane is being dispatched for the safe return of the passengers.
It should be noted that this is the second Indian Airline plane that has made an emergency landing at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport in two weeks.
#IndiGo #Sharjah–#Hyderabad flight diverted to Pak’s #Karachi after the pilot reported a technical defect in the aircraft which is being examined at the airport. Airline is planning to send another aircraft to Karachi (From Agencies)@DGCAIndia @MoCA_GoI @IndiGo6E pic.twitter.com/Hmw659LqzU
— ET NOW (@ETNOWlive) July 17, 2022
Earlier this month, a Spicejet flight from Delhi to Dubai made an emergency landing in Karachi due to an emergency. The passengers were sent from Karachi to Dubai by a plane arriving from India after several hours. The damaged aircraft was later flown back to India after it was repaired.