Qatar Airways flight, QR-579, made an emergency landing at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport on Monday. The flight was on the way to Doha from New Delhi.

Smoke filled one of the cabins of the Airbus 150.

According to Geo News, the plane was at a height of 40,000 feet when the fault occurred near Karachi. The flight was circling around for a while when it was decided to make an emergency landing at Jinnah International Airport.


Other flights including Air Lanka’s UL-183 were delayed, which were supposed to land in Karachi due to emergency circumstances. Qatar Airways flight was made to land on Runway No 1 of the airport. Passengers were shifted to a transit lounge.

Currently, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) engineers are inspecting the plane.