Qatar Airways flight makes emergency landing in Hyderabad as pilot suffered heart attack

26 August 2017, 04:35 PM
Qatar Airways flight makes emergency landing in Hyderabad (Image: PTI)
Qatar Airways flight makes emergency landing in Hyderabad (Image: PTI)

A Qatar Airways flight made emergency landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad because one of the pilots suffered heart attack in early hours of Saturday, reported Hindustan Times.

As per the information, the flight was identified as QR 964 DOH-DPS. The flight was flying from Doha to Denspar airport in the Indonesian capital of Bali. The flight had 240 passengers onboard.

One of the pilot whose name was Andre Dinu (34) complained of pain in chest and lungs. When the pilot complained about pain, the flight was passing through the Indian subcontinent.

The other pilot took permission from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport for landing. The flight landed at Hyderabad airport at around 12.05 AM.

First Published: Saturday, August 26, 2017 04:33 PM
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