IndiGo on Thursday said its flight from Jeddah to Hyderabad was diverted to Karachi on Wednesday due to a medical emergency for a passenger who was declared dead on arrival.

After completing the formalities, the flight landed in Hyderabad on Thursday morning.

In a statement, the airline said there was a medical emergency on board flight 6E 68 operating from Jeddah to Hyderabad.

“The captain diverted the flight to Karachi, where the passenger was attended to by a doctor on arrival. Unfortunately, the passenger did not survive and was declared dead on arrival,” it said.