Indigo flight diverted to Jaipur as passenger suffers cardiac arrest

Jaipur: A Chandigarh-bound Indigo flight from Mumbai was forced to land at Sanganer airport here today after an elderly woman suffered a cardiac arrest on board.

The woman Sitalaxmi Menon, who is in her late 60s, is being treated at a private hospital near the airport and the flight left for Chandigarh after the brief halt, the airport director J S Balhara told PTI.

The captain of the flight 6E495 informed the ATC about the medical emergency so the plane was landed, he said.