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IndiGo’s Sharjah-Hyderabad Flight Diverted To Pak’s Karachi Airport After Glitch

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Another Indian flight, a Hyderabad-bound IndiGo airliner from Sharjah was diverted to Pakistan’s Karachi airport after the pilot reported a technical defect.

“IndiGo flight 6E-1406, operating from Sharjah to Hyderabad was diverted to Karachi. The pilot observed a technical defect. Necessary procedures were followed and as a precaution, the aircraft was diverted to Karachi,” IndiGo said in a press release.

It further added that an additional flight will be sent to Karachi to fly the passengers to Hyderabad.

Notably, this is the second Indian Airline to make a precautionary landing in Karachi in 2 weeks.

Earlier, on July 5, a Dubai-bound SpiceJet flight from New Delhi made a precautionary landing in Pakistan’s Karachi airport after the pilot developed a technical glitch.

“SpiceJet flight from Delhi to Dubai diverted to Karachi. Boeing 737′ engine has developed a technical fault. The captain of the aircraft sought a precautionary landing and was given permission. All passengers on board are safe. The call sign of the aircraft is SG11,” sources told ANI on Tuesday.

According to the Karachi airport officials, the flight was diverted when it was on the way to Dubai.

(With ANI Inputs) 

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