Bhubaneswar: A passenger, who had reportedly fallen sick while travelling in Kolkata-Bengaluru IndiGo flight 822, died today at the Capital Hospital here today.
The deceased was identified as Rajkumar Karmakar (32) of Malda area in West Bengal.
Karmakar was travelling in a Bengaluru -bound IndiGo flight from Kolkata when he fell sick. The flight was diverted to Bhubaneswar he was taken ill.
According to sources, the Indigo 6E 822 flight that had departed the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata at 10.10 am today landed at the Biju Patnaik International Airport at 11.15 am here. Soon after the landing, the airport officials and doctors on duty provided all necessary assistance to Karmakar.
Later, he was shifted to the Capital Hospital, where he died.