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PIA plane uses Indian airspace for safety of passengers

PIA plane uses Indian airspace for safety of passengers
June 28, 2021

LAHORE (92 News) - The plane of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) had used Indian airspace for the safety of passengers during bad weather on Friday.

According to the reports, PIA’s Lahore-bound flight PK-306 departed from Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport on Friday. While the aircraft had covered about half the distance, the pilots requested a change in course to avoid bad weather.

After hotline contact between the concerned authorities of both the countries and taking clearance from New Delhi’s air traffic controller, the pilots were allowed to divert the plane to Indian territory to avoid the bad weather.

Earlier on March 2, an Indian airplane had made an emergency landing at the Jinnah International Airport Karachi after, a man passed away while flying from Sharjah to Lucknow.