INCIDENT IndiGo flight made an emergency landing after a passenger died on board

17/03/2021

A 65-year-old flight passenger died due to health complications despite an emergency landing by a Delhi-bound IndiGo flight at Nagpur airport. He died on the way to hospital police said on Sunday.

A Delhi-bound IndiGo flight from Chennai made an emergency landing at Nagpur airport, after a 65-year-old passenger complained of health issues, although he died by the time he was taken to a hospital, police said on Sunday. The incident occurred on Saturday, they said.

The man, Chhotusingh Naryansingh Yadav (65), a resident of Gaya in Bihar, had boarded the flight at Chennai on Saturday morning. However, mid-flight, he complained to the plane staff that he was experiencing health problems, an official of Sonegaon police station in Nagpur said.

Therefore, the flight made an emergency landing at the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur. He was rushed to the city-based Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), where doctors declared him brought dead, he said.

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