PIA plane saved from a big disaster at the Lahore International Airport
KARACHI - Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane has been saved from a huge financial loss worth millions at Lahore airport.
The Dubai-Lahore flight PK-204 escaped the release of its emergency sliding following an on-time decision of the flight attendant approached the aircraft’s door for crosschecking.
According to the report, the pilot did not make an announcement for disarming of the plane’s door and messaged for all door is okay to the crew members. After receiving the instruction from the pilot, the flight attendant attempted to undock Gate No L-1 which raised warning alarms of the plane.
Taking an immediate decision, the attendant closed the door again before the release of the sliding for emergency evacuation. Later, the passengers were taken out of the plane from second exit.
The national flag-carrier could face a financial loss of millions if the emergency slide of the Airbus A-320 released. Sources said that Captain Ahsan Zaidi was operating the PIA’s flight number PK-204 which landed at the Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airline.