Bhopal, Feb 5 (PTI) An Air India flight from Bengaluru to Delhi Tuesday landed at Bhopal’s Raja Bhoj Airport due to a medical emergency, an airline official said. Also Read - Republic Day 2021: Patriotic Movies in Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu to Watch on Disney+ Hotstar

Passenger Jawahar Wali complained of uneasiness on board following which the pilot of the AI503 Bengaluru-Delhi flight decided to make an emergency landing at Bhopal Airport, Air India duty manager Shyam Tekam told PTI. Also Read - Joe Root Can Play 200 Tests And Score More Runs Than Sachin Tendulkar: Geoffrey Boycott

The flight landed here at 6:55 pm but the passenger, aged over 60, died en route to Suditi Hospital near the airport, an official said, adding that the deceased’s brother was around at the time. Also Read - Google Celebrates India's 72nd Republic Day With Beautiful Doodle Showcasing Nation's Diversity

He was brought dead at around 7:30pm, Suditi Hospital doctor Raj Patel said.

The flight later took off on its onward journey at 7:40pm, an official said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.