Air France flight diverted to Lahore

New Delhi : An Air France’ Paris-bound flight carrying 374 passengers was diverted to Lahore shortly after taking off from the Indira Gandhi International Airport here this morning due to a medical emergency on board.

The flight has, however, now returned to Delhi from Lahore as the flight duty time limitation of the crew came into effect, and the aircraft would depart for its destination tomorrow morning, airport sources said.

The details of the medical emergency on board were not immediately available.

The flight AF 225 had departed for Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris from the IGIA at 1.25 AM.

“The flight will now take off for Paris tomorrow at 7.25. AM. All the passengers have been accommodated in hotels,” they said.