PIA Issue

Dubai-bound PIA flight makes emergency landing at Karachi airport

By Jamil Khan @ The Gulf Today-Sharjah, October 07, 2013

SHARJAH: A Dubai-bound flight of Pakistan’s national carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) made an emergency landing at Karachi’s Quaid-e-Azam International Airport soon after takeoff from the airport at 9.10 UAE time on Monday.
One of the engines of the PK-213 caught fire. According to TV reports, a spokesperson for the PIA had confirmed the safety of all the passengers and said that the experts had started an examination of the engine.
The plane had a total number of 63 passengers on board including the crew.
An emergency has been declared at Karachi airport which resulted in the delay of many domestic and international flights.
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~ by jamilkhan on October 7, 2013.

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