flight crash landed nagpur

flight crash landed nagpur

11 hours after emergency touchdown in Nagpur, Biman Bangladesh aircraft flies to Dhaka; pilot essential

The Dhaka-bound Biman Bangladesh Airlines aircraft that made an emergency touchdown on the Nagpur airport, left for the vacation spot with the stranded passengers 11 hours later, though its pilot, who had suffered a coronary heart assault mid-air, is essential and present process remedy at a personal hospital right here, an official mentioned on Saturday.

The aircraft, which was carrying 126 passengers to the Bangladesh capital from Muscat, had made an emergency touchdown in Nagpur round 11.40 am on Friday because the pilot suffered a coronary heart assault mid-air.

Talking to PTI, a senior official of the Nagpur airport mentioned, “Biman Bangladesh arranged alternative crew, who flew to Nagpur. After that, the stranded flight departed for the destination along with the passengers at 10.37 pm on Friday.”

The situation of the pilot continues to be essential and he’s present process remedy in a personal hospital in Nagpur, he mentioned. Sources mentioned the pilot was taken to Kingsway Hospital, which is situated round 10 kms from the Nagpur airport.

On Friday, when the aircraft was close to Raipur it had contacted the Kolkata ATC for an emergency touchdown and was suggested to land on the nearest airport Nagpur. The co-pilot landed the aircraft in Nagpur, the sources mentioned.

Biman Bangladesh had not too long ago resumed flight providers with India after air journey between the 2 international locations was suspended in the course of the coronavirus pandemic.

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