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NEW DELHI: A Lucknow-bound IndiGo flight from Sharjah was diverted to Karachi airport, in Pakistan on Tuesday after a medical emergency onboard.

The passenger who had the medical emergency could not be revived and was declared dead on arrival by the airport medical team, IndiGo said in a statement.

The airline said the flight — 6E 1412 — coming from Sharjah to Lucknow was diverted to Karachi.

“We are deeply saddened with the news and our prayers and wishes are with his family,” it added.