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Ahmedabad-Dubai flight diverted to Karachi over medical emergency onboard

Ahmedabad, Dec 06, 2023: An Ahmedabad-Dubai flight Spicejet (SG-15) was diverted to Pakistan late on Tuesday due to a medical emergency onboard. However, the flight has landed safely in Karachi.



In a similar incident on October 15, an Amritsar-bound Air India flight was diverted to Karachi following a medical emergency on the plane.

Speaking about the incident, an Air India Express spokesperson said that a guest on board the Dubai-Amritsar flight had a sudden medical complication inflight on October 14 and the crew opted to divert to Karachi, as it was the closest location to provide immediate medical assistance.

The flight departed from Dubai at 08.51 AM local time and landed in Karachi at 12.30 PM local time. The spokesperson also said that the airline closely coordinated with the airport and local authorities, and the guest was provided immediate medical services after landing.

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