A Biman Bangladesh flight made an emergency landing at Nagpur on Friday, after the pilot suffered a heart attack mid-air.
The flight Biman Air BG-022 was en route to Dhaka from Muscat. Soon after the watching the deteriorating condition of the pilot, the air cockpit contacted the Nagpur Air Traffic Controller (ATC) and asked for immediate assistance.
Following this, ATC Nagpur advised the airport management about an unscheduled Biman Air landing. The terminal building was alerted about the matter.
The flight, onboard 126 passengers, landed safely at Nagpur airport at around 11:40 am on Friday. Meanwhile, a medical team reached the spot after the plane landed.
"As per the latest information, the pilot is in stable condition now and the aircraft is currently packed in the Bay Area. All passengers have been deboarded and immigration is continuing. The airline is arranging crew sets for flight operations from Nagpur", an official said.
He further informed that all passengers have deboarded the flight. The passengers are continuing immigration and the aircraft remains parked in the Bay area and the pilot is reported to be in stable condition.