An Alitalia New Delhi-Milan plane made an emergency landing in the UAE following the unexpected death of an Indian man on-board, reports the officials of Indian Embassy.

The 52-year-old Kailash Chandra Saini, a resident of Rajasthan, was travelling along with his son Heera Lal, informed source.  

On Tuesday, Embassy Counsellor M. Rajamurugan was quoted saying, “The flight made an emergency landing (at the Abu Dhabi International Airport) on Monday night. The body was taken to Mafraq Hospital. The formalities have been completed. The death certificate was issued today (Tuesday). The body will be repatriated on an Etihad flight, hopefully by Wednesday morning.”

Further details are awaited.

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