Following the health of a passenger suffered a cardiac arrest on the flight. The passenger, 30-year-old Muhammad Noushad, was declared dead by physicians as soon as the airplane landed. They said that the passenger had suffered a cardiac arrest and breathed his last until the plane landed. According to Indian press reports, the deceased passenger was a resident of Bareilly, a town in Uttar Pradesh.
Some reports stated that the flight G8- 6658A- took off from Riyadh on Tuesday afternoon but had to make an emergency landing following the passenger fainted and died aboard. The aircraft of the private airline, GoAir (6658) carrying 179 passengers, was en route to New Delhi from Riyadh. After refueling, the flight took off to land at the Indira Gandhi International Airport at New Delhi.