Dubai-bound jet makes unscheduled landing in Shamshabad

Dubai-bound jet makes unscheduled landing in Shamshabad - Sakshi Post

Hyderabad, A Dubai-bound plane today made an unscheduled landing at the international airport here after an Australian passenger fell ill, airport officials said.

The A380 jumbo jet operated by Emirates was on its way to the Gulf city from Melbourne when it was diverted to the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) at Shamshabad near here.

The 64-year-old passenger was deplaned and taken to a private hospital here, they said. The plane left after a halt of over an hour. Emirates EK407 A380 was diverted to Hyderabad airport at 0447 hours due to medical emergency to an Australian passenger.

The passenger was shifted to a private corporate hospital at Jubilee Hills. The flight subsequently left at 0558 hours, an official said. Emirates officials were not available for comments.




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