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NEW DELHI: A Delhi-Doha flight of Qatar Airways made an emergency touchdown in Pakistan on Monday following smoke within the cargo maintain of the plane. The flights, QR 579, landed safely in Karachi and now the airline is making alternate preparations to fly passengers to Doha.
“Qatar Airways flight QR579 from Delhi to Doha on March 21 diverted to Karachi having declared an emergency as a result of indication of smoke detected within the cargo maintain. The plane landed safely at Karachi the place it was met by emergency providers and passengers disembarked orderly by way of stairs,” the airline mentioned in a press release.
“The incident is presently beneath investigation and a reduction flight is already enroute to Karachi to move passengers onwards to Doha. We apologise for the inconvenience to our passengers who will likely be assisted with their onward journey plans,” it added.


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