Pakistani passengers stranded in Delhi reach Lahore

LAHORE: Around 214 passengers, who were stranded at New Delhi Airport after Lahore-bound plane of a private airline made emergency landing in New Delhi due to some technical fault caused by lightening, reached Lahore today, ARY News reported.

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According to details, Gulf Air’s flight GF-766 took off from Bahrain at 4 AM on Sunday caught in thunderstorm that damaged the plane while the passengers remained safe.

Following the incident, the flight that was scheduled to arrive at the Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport the same day at 9 AM was diverted to New Delhi. And passengers were been stuck in India.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif taking notice of the incident advised PM’s Advisor on aviation to contact concerned authorities and to arrange the return of the passengers stranded in New Delhi.

Later, a special flight of PIA was sent India to bring back the stranded passengers.

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Pakistani passengers stranded in Delhi reach Lahore

by Zohaib Kazmi