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Passenger dies on Indigo flight

A passenger on Indigo's Ahmedabad-New Delhi flight died on the plane en route to New Delhi, airline officials said on Wednesday.

delhi Updated: Jul 21, 2011 13:35 IST
IANS

A passenger on Indigo's Ahmedabad-New Delhi flight died on the plane en route to New Delhi, airline officials said on Wednesday.

The passenger, identified as Pradeep Kumar, 52, was found unconscious on the flight 6E-156, scheduled land to here at 9.40pm.

He was declared dead by two doctors who were on board. Incidentally, Kumar was himself a doctor.

Approaching New Delhi, the plane informed the air traffic controllers of the incident, and requested a priority landing.

After landing, Kumar's body was taken away for autopsy, the official said.

First Published: Jul 21, 2011 00:44 IST