Technical defect forces Sharjah-bound IndiGo plane to land in Karachi

New Delhi, 17/7: India’s biggest airline, IndiGo, diverted a plane to Karachi in neighbouring Pakistan due to a “technical defect”, local news agencies reported on Sunday, the second such incident involving an unscheduled landing in less than two weeks.


The flight was to fly to Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates from Hyderabad.


“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,” ANI said in a tweet, quoting the airline.

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