According to reports, a Pakistani Air Traffic Controller saved an Indian plane, flying from Jaipur to Muscat, by guiding it through the air during an emergency. 

Pakistani Air Traffic Controller saved an Indian plane
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The flight was carrying 150 passengers and was flying over Karachi when it was caught in the middle of many flashes of lightning that could have resulted in a catastrophe, reports say. 

Pakistani Air Traffic Controller saved an Indian plane
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Following the lightning bolts, the aeroplane dropped down from an altitude of 36,000 feet to 34,000 feet almost immediately. Soon after, the pilot initiated emergency protocol and broadcasted 'Mayday' to nearby stations. 

Pakistani Air Traffic Controller saved an Indian plane
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An Air Traffic Controller from Pakistan responded to the call of the pilot and directed it through the dense air traffic over Pakistan. Sources revealed that the incident took place near the Chor area of the southern Sindh province.  

Pakistani Air Traffic Controller saved an Indian plane
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This year, on July 16, Pakistan opened its airspace for Indian planes about 5 months after the restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with New Delhi. 

Pakistani Air Traffic Controller saved an Indian plane
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Had it not been for his quick thinking, many lives would have perished.