Qatar Airways Flight Makes An Unscheduled Stop At Goa

The Qatar Airways flight from Trivandrum, India, to Doha was forced to make an unscheduled stop at Goa as the pilot fell ill midway through the flight. The flight was landed at the Goa International airport by the first officer.

According to the statement from the airline “Flight QR507 TRV-DOH was diverted to Goa International Airport early this morning. One hour and forty minutes after departure from Trivandrum International Airport, our pilot fell ill.”

 

Qatar Airways sent a relief aircraft to Goa to carry the passengers and the flight landed at the HIA at around 18:27, according to the information available at the airline’s website.

“As per Qatar Airways procedure in these instances, the aircraft was diverted to the nearest airport, Goa International airport, where our well trained First Officer landed the aircraft safely shortly before 07.00 local time.

“The safety, comfort and wellbeing of our passengers and crew is our utmost priority, and we have sent a relief aircraft to Goa to accommodate all passengers on a new flight to Doha, Which is due to land at 17:30 local time,” the statement published added.

Source: qatarscoop

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