The airplane carrying Prime Minister Imran Khan and his delegation back to Pakistan after a visit of the United States made an emergency landing at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport late on Friday.
Prime Minister Khan will spend the night at the Roosevelt Hotel where he stayed during his week-long trip to the US, highlighted by his impactful address at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
Following his return, US security forces have taken control of the hotel.
As per reports, the engineers detected a minor fault when the airplane was near Toronto. As a safety measure, it was turned back to New York. The aviation technicians are fixing the issue, and there is no cause for concern, authorities said.
Special Assitant to Prime Minister, Naeem ul Haq, shared the news on Twitter.
Due to technical fault in the plane, Prime Minister Imran Khan will be spending the night back at the hotel in New York.
— Naeem ul Haque (@naeemul_haque) September 28, 2019
PM Khan’s historic address at UNGA session, in which he exposed Indian brutalities in Kashmir, is echoing on news channels across the world.