This Article is From Mar 21, 2022

Delhi-Doha Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Karachi

The Qatar Airways QR579, which was diverted to Karachi, carried over 100 passengers

Passengers of Qatar Airways flight QR579 disembarked at Karachi airport

New Delhi:

A Qatar Airways flight going from Delhi to Doha flight made an emergency landing in Pakistan's Karachi "due to indication of smoke in the cargo hold", the airline said. The flight - QR579 - carried over 100 passengers.

The airline said another flight was arranged to take the passengers to Doha.

"Flight QR579 from Delhi to Doha on 21 March diverted to Karachi having declared an emergency due to indication of smoke detected in the cargo hold. Aircraft landed safely in Karachi where it was met by emergency services and passengers disembarked," Qatar Airways said, ANI reported.