A private airline flight made an emergency landing at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport after developing a technical fault. 

The development on Monday came after SereneAir’s Karachi-Islamabad flight ER-502 returned to the port city’s airport half an hour after taking off.

According to reports, the airline issued a statement in this regard, saying that the plane developed a technical fault after takeoff, and the captain decided to land it back in Karachi after acquiring permission from the control tower.


Reports further said that Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar was also onboard.

The aircraft’s engine had developed a fault, and engineers are working to fix it.

It is being reported that another engine of the same plane had developed a fault earlier.