Girl rushed to hospital after plane lands in Nagpur, dies

Nagpur, Jan 19 (PTI) An eight-year-old ailing girl flying to Mumbai from Lucknow with parents died in a hospital where she was rushed after the plane made an emergency landing at the Nagpur airport on Tuesday morning, police officials said.

The deceased, a resident of Saherikhas village in Siddharth Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh, was being taken to Mumbai for medical treatment by her parents by a private airline flight from Lucknow, said the officials of the Sonegaon police station.

Her health condition deteriorated during the journey and the plane made an emergency landing at the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport here, they said.

She was rushed to Government Medical College and Hospital, where she died, the officials said.

The exact cause of her death was not known, they said.

A case of accidental death was registered by the Sonegaon police, under whose jurisdiction the airport falls, the officials added. PTI COR RSY RSY