A Jet Airways plane made an emergency landing at Biju Patnaik Airport on Friday morning after a female passenger fell ill.
‘The captain of the Mumbai-Bhubaneswar-Kolkata flight which lands here at about 8.30 am requested for a landing on a priority basis after a 53-year-old passenger Dipti Behera complainedof discomfort and suffocation.
She was immediately given medical attention by the on-board doctor but as her condition did not show any improvement, the flight captain sought emergency landing.
Sources said, Dipti, who has problems of thyroid, apparently lost consciousness even as the flight was making attempt to land.’
The condition of the woman is not known.
Jet Airways did not release the flight number.