Shaheen Air Jet Returns to Islamabad due to Engine Fire

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
By George Hatcher

Shaheen airShaheen 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 back safely at 10:43 a.m. All 174 passengers aboard remained unhurt.

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One Response to “Shaheen Air Jet Returns to Islamabad due to Engine Fire”

  1. Khalil Ahmed

    I was travelling in this flight. it was a horrible experience for me in my life. I was sitting next to Emergency exit and i was just waiting with my hands on the Hatch of Emergency Exit for any mishap. I really want to salute the decision of Captain who took control in a very little time.

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