IndiGo flight diverted to Karachi due to tech defect

New Delhi: An IndiGo aircraft flying from Sharjah to Hyderabad was diverted to Karachi in Pakistan after the pilot observed a technical defect here on Sunday.

‘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,’ the low-cost carrier said in a statement.

An additional flight is being sent to Karachi to fly the passengers to Hyderabad, the airlines said.

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