Pakistan

Airblue Flight Rejects Take-Off After Bird Strike

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Airblue Flight Rejects Take-Off After Bird Strike

Airblue flight PA-872 had to reject take off from Multan, Pakistan, on March 21st. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when one of the engines ingested a bird, forcing the crew to abort take off. The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download... »

Ethiopian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ethiopian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

An Ethiopian Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore, Pakistan, on March 18th. The plane heading from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Beijing, China, was diverted after a mentally disabled patient attacked and injured his medical attendant. The authorities said both passengers involved in the fight... »

Pakistan International Airlines Plane Returns to Karachi due to Landing Gear Problem

Friday, March 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Pakistan International Airlines Plane Returns to Karachi due to Landing Gear Problem

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-352 had to return and make an emergency landing in Karachi, Pakistan, on March 8th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Quetta, Pakistan, but had to turn back due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

At Least 6 Injured After Karachi-Bound Air Arabia Flight Encounters Turbulence

Thursday, March 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
At Least 6 Injured After Karachi-Bound Air Arabia Flight Encounters Turbulence

Air Arabia flight G9-545 encountered clear air turbulence near Karachi, Pakistan, on February 28th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, was descending toward Karachi when it was hit by turbulence that injured at least 6 people. The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were treated at the airport.... »

2 Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Punjab, Pakistan

Saturday, February 25, 2017
By George Hatcher

A two-seater trainer plane crashed in Punjab, Pakistan, on February 24th. The plane, belonging to Shaheen Air, went down shortly after taking off from a flight training school in Faisalabad, Punjab. There were 2 people aboard at the time, including the instructor and trainee pilot. Both of them were killed in the crash. The... »

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... »

PIA Flight Makes Safe Landing in Pakistan after Bird Strike

Saturday, December 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
PIA Flight Makes Safe Landing in Pakistan after Bird Strike

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-760 made a safe landing at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore, Pakistan, on December 23rd. The Boeing 777-200 flying from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was approaching the runway when its left hand engine ingested a bird. The plane landed safely. All people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

PIA Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Karachi

Thursday, December 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
PIA Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Karachi

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-898 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Karachi, Pakistan, on December 19th. The Airbus A310-300 plane heading from Lahore, Pakistan, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was diverted due to a hydraulic problem. The plane landed safely. All 180 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

PIA Plane Crashes in Pakistan; 48 Feared Dead

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
PIA Plane Crashes in Pakistan; 48 Feared Dead

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-661 crashed in Havelian, near Abbottabad, Pakistan, at around 4:45 pm on December 7. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-500 flying from Chitral to Islamabad, Pakistan, crashed due to the failure of its left engine. The plane had lost control with the radar shortly before it hit the ground. The... »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Diverts to Karachi after Captain Passes Out

Friday, December 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Diverts to Karachi after Captain Passes Out

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-891 made an emergency landing in Karachi, Pakistan, on December 1st. The Airbus A330-300 plane was heading from Lucknow, India, to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when the captain passed out, prompting the first officer to declare an emergency. The plane landed safely in Karachi. Download article as PDF »

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