NEW DELHI: An IndiGo flight from Sharjah in the UAE to Hyderabad was diverted to Pakistan’s Karachi on Sunday after the pilot reported a “technical defect” in the aircraft. The airline is reportedly planning to send another aircraft to Karachi to bring back the passengers.
“After the pilot of the Sharjah-Hyderabad flight observed a technical defect in the aircraft, as a precaution, the aircraft was diverted to Karachi, Pakistan. An additional flight is being sent to Karachi to fly the passengers to Hyderabad,” IndiGo said in a statement.
This is the second Indian airline to land in Karachi in the last two weeks.