Bhubaneswar, Dec 22 (LocalWire) A passenger from West Bengal died at a hospital in Bhubaneswar on Saturday after the flight he was travelling in had to land midway to attend to his medical complications.
According to reports, Rajkumar Karmakar (32) was travelling in Kolkata-Bengaluru IndiGo flight 822, when he fell sick mid-flight.
The aircraft made an emergency landing at Bhubaneswar airport around 11.15 am and Karmakar was immediately taken to Capital Hospital where he was declared brought dead by doctors.
“Karmakar was going to Bengaluru for treatment. But 45 minutes after take off, he complained of uneasiness; his pulse rate started dropping,” said his relative Sunil Choudhry.