Bhubaneswar: A Bangalore-bound IndiGo flight from Kolkata was diverted to Bhubaneswar after a 32-year-old male passenger was taken ill today.
The Indigo 6E 822 flight that had departed the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata at 10.10 AM today landed at the Biju Patnaik International Airport at 11.15 AM. Soon after the landing, the airport officials and doctors on duty provided all necessary assistance to the passenger identified as Rajkumar Karmakar of Malda area in West Bengal.
Later, he was shifted to the Capital Hospital here, where doctors declared him dead.
“The heart beat of the passenger had stopped while his body was cold and pupil not reacting to light exposure,” said a doctor.