Thursday, 23 September, 2021
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Emergency Landing of Biman Flight

Passengers safely back to Dhaka

Passengers safely back to Dhaka

Stranded passengers of the Biman Bangladesh flight which made an emergency landing at Nagpur International Airport in Maharashtra on Friday after its pilot suffered a heart attack mid-air have finally landed at Dhaka.

A flight of the national flag carrier, BG-022, left Nagpur Airport at around 10:25pm (Indian local time) carrying 124 passengers and landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at around 12:51 am (Bangladesh Time).

Deputy General Manager (public relations) Tahera Khandaker of Biman Bangladesh has confirmed the information to UNB.

Earlier, a Dhaka-bound Biman Bangladesh passenger flight made an emergency landing at an airport in India Friday after its pilot suffered a heart attack mid-air, officials said.

The aircraft, a Boeing 737-8, was carrying 124 passengers from Muscat.