PIA plane encounters technical fault ahead of landing at Airport

PIA plane encounters technical fault ahead of landing at Airport

KARACHI: A Pakistan International Airline (PIA) plane encountered a technical fault in its landing gear ahead of its landing at the Sukkur Airport.

According to sources at the Sukkur airport, a PIA flight, PK-536, flew from Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, and had to land at the Sukkur airport when it encountered a technical fault before the landing. Unmute

“The plane took two rounds mid-air before its landing gear got functional, enabling it to land safely at the airport,” they said.

The sources further shared that the air traffic controller has ordered to ground the plane after a fault in its landing gear was not identified before the plane took off.

On November 16 link, a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight from Karachi to Islamabad developed a technical fault before taking off for its destination.

The passengers of the PIA’s Karachi-Islamabad flight faced a delay in departure for more than 1.5 hours following the aircraft’s technical fault.

Airport sources said that the flight is likely to depart for Islamabad at 5:30 pm now and the engineers are currently repairing the aircraft. Sources added that the flight will be cleared to take off after the clearance of the technical fault.