What happened: A GoAir Riyadh-Delhi flight diverted to the Karachi airport after a medical emergency was reported onboard, Some reports stated that the flight G8- 6658A- took off from Riyadh in afternoon but had to make an emergency landing after a 30 year old passenger, Muhammad Nowshad fainted and died on board due to cardiac arrest.
Sources at the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) have confirmed the news.
The doctor who arrived at the scene confirmed the death of Muhammad Nowshad, saying he had died of a cardiac arrest. His body would be returned to India following required procedure, the sources added.
Authorities told media that this act is done on humanitarian grounds.
More details are awaited