Indigo flight diverted to Jaipur as passenger falls ill

Mar 08, 2018, 19:49 IST | ANI

The woman Sitalaxmi Menon, who is in her late 60s, is being treated at a private hospital near the airport and the flight left for Chandigarh after the brief halt, the airport director J S Balhara told PTI

Indigo flight diverted to Jaipur as passenger falls ill

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Jaipur: A Chandigarh-bound Indigo flight from Mumbai was forced to land at Sanganer airport in Jaipur on Thursday after an elderly woman suffered a cardiac arrest on board.

The woman Sitalaxmi Menon, who is in her late 60s, is being treated at a private hospital near the airport and the flight left for Chandigarh after the brief halt, the airport director J S Balhara told PTI.

"The captain of the flight 6E495 informed the ATC about the medical emergency so the plane was landed," he said.

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