PIA plane encounters an accident while landing at Pakistani Airport
SIALKOT: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane encounters an accident while landing at Pakistani Airport.
PIA flight returning from Jeddah met an accident during landing at Sialkot International Airport. According to sources, the tyre of the Boeing aircraft burst off due to incomplete repair work at the runway.
The burst of the Boeing 777 plane tyre could cause losses of upto one million rupees to the national flag carrier, they said adding that the flight operation was also disturbed at the airport due to the incident.
According to the PIA spokesman, the tyre was later replaced with the one requisitioned from Lahore. However, sources said that a Jeddah-bound PIA flight from Lahore also suffered a three-hour delay due to the process.
On December 06, swarms of locusts attacked an aircraft of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) before it was preparing to land at Quetta airport.