Another Indian airliner makes emergency landing in Karachi
An Indian airline passenger jet made an emergency landing in Karachi late on Saturday following a technical glitch.
This is the second Indian passenger jet to make an emergency landing in Karachi in a week.
An IndiGo flight 6E-1406 was flying from Hyderabad in India to Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday evening.
However, the flight had to be diverted to Karachi after detecting a technical defect.
IndiGo in a press statement said that all necessary procedures had been followed and the plane was diverted to Karachi as a precaution.
A separate flight would be sent to Karachi to fly the passengers to Hyderabad.
In response to a passenger on Twitter from their official account, IndiGo said that the flight is expected to depart soon.
This is the second Indian airline to divert to Karachi in a week, following technical issues.
On July 5, a SpiceJet flight from New Delhi to Dubai made an emergency landing in Karachi after the Boeing 737’s engines developed a technical fault.