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Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Friday, August 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Shaheen Air flight NL-766 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on August 16th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Dubai, United Arab Emirates, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a cabin pressurization issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Shaheen Air flight NL-902D made an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on January 8th. The Airbus A330-200 plane flying from Manchester, England, was descending toward Lahore when the crew declared an emergency due to an engine fire indication. The crew had activated the fire suppression system before the plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained... »

Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Sunday, June 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Shaheen Air flight NL-718 made an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on June 16th. The plane was flying from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when the crew reported an issue with nose wheel steering. The plane landed safely. All 377 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Jinnah International Airport

Sunday, June 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Jinnah International Airport

Shaheen Air flight NL-901 made an emergency landing at Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, Pakistan, on June 10th. Authorities said one of the tires had burst as the plane took off from Islamabad, Pakistan. The plane was bound for Manchester, United Kingdom, at the time. The plane landed safely. All 150 passengers and crew members... »

Shaheen Air Plane Crash-Lands at Lahore Airport; At Least 10 Injured

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
By George Hatcher
Shaheen Air Plane Crash-Lands at Lahore Airport; At Least 10 Injured

Shaheen Air flight NL-142 crash-landed at Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore, Pakistan, on November 3. The plane was flying from Karachi when the pilot declared emergency due to faulty landing gear. Authorities said one of the tires of the plane burst upon landing, causing it to skid off the runway. At least 10... »

Shaheen Air Jet Returns to Islamabad due to Engine Fire

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
By George Hatcher
Shaheen Air Jet Returns to Islamabad due to Engine Fire

Shaheen Air flight NL-122 had to return and make an emergency landing at Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad, Pakistan, on April 21. The Boeing 737 took off for Karachi at 10:31 a.m., however, at 10:36 a.m., the pilot reported fire in one of its engines and requested an emergency landing. The plane landed... »

Gear Struts Pierce Wing on 19 Year old Boeing

Monday, April 23, 2012
By George Hatcher
Gear Struts Pierce Wing on 19 Year old Boeing

What: Shaheen Air International Boeing 737-400 en route from Islamabad to Karachi Where: Karachi When: Apr 22nd 2012 Who: 122 passengers and 6 crew Why: On landing in Karachi, the main gear failed, and the gear perforated the wing. Passengers disembarked on to the runway. No injuries were reported. If we were to speculate... »

Pakistan: Runway Excursion

Tuesday, February 9, 2010
By George Hatcher
Pakistan: Runway Excursion

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Asuspine What: Shaheen Air International Boeing 737-200 en route from Abu Dhabi to Peshawar Where: Peshawar When: Feb 8th 2010 Who: 112 passengers Why: While landing on a wet runway, the Shaheen Air flight either hydroplaned or experienced a “technical fault.” If the plane... »

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    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
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  • WY Plane Crash
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  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
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