October 11 , 2017


PIA aircraft makes an emergency landing at Lahore

LAHORE - An emergency landing was made by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-755 at the Allama Iqbal International airport after the pilot suspected fire at the back of the airplane’s engine.

PIA Flight PK-755 was travelling to Riyadh from Sialkot when the pilot was able to notice some smoke in the cockpit and realized that the engine might have caught fire.

After a routine inspection by the authorities, no fire or burning equipment were found, said the PIA spokesman in a statement. Over 300 passengers are onboard the plane which was swiftly evacuated and many of the passengers were safely moved to the airport’s lounge.

Meanwhile, the spokesman said that a thorough inspection of the plane was underway for anything suspicious.


Courtesy www.dailytimes.com.pk

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