Jet Airways makes unscheduled landing, but child dies

August 29th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS  

Amritsar, Aug 29 (IANS) A desperate bid by a Jet Airways flight, which made an unscheduled landing here Wednesday morning, to save the life of a three-year-old girl went in vain as she died on way to a hospital here, officials said.

The Milan to New Delhi Jet flight made an emergency landing at Amritsar’s Raja Sansi International Airport here to save the child, who had started vomiting severely during the flight. She was suffering from breathlessness after she fell ill on board the flight.

After being given medical aid at the airport, the child was immediately rushed to a private hospital here, where doctors declared her brought dead.

She was accompanied from Milan by her parents and brother. The family belonged to Pehowa town in Haryana’s Kurukshetra district.

There were around 100 passengers and crew on board the flight when it landed here. The flight left for Delhi after over one hour.

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