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Qatar Airways flight to Doha diverted after Pilot falls sick mid-air

By PTI
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A Qatar Airways flight from Thiruvananthapuram to Doha was diverted to Goa airport, as the pilot of the plane reported to be sick mid-air.

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"The plane landed at the Goa airport at 7 AM after getting the necessary clearances", said Airport Director BCH Negi.

"We received a message that the pilot on a Qatar Airways aircraft was feeling uneasy and that the plane sought permission for an emergency landing, which was granted after following all the procedures," he added.

The plane took off for Doha in the afternoon, Negi said.

PTI

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