Pakistan International Airlines ATR-42 Overruns Runway on Landing


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A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-500, registration AP-BHP performing flight PK-605 from Islamabad to Gilgit (Pakistan) with 53 people on board, experienced runway excursion.

The aircraft landed on Gilgit’s runway 25 but overran the end of the runway and subsequently skidded sidewards off the runway coming to a stop past the end of the runway with the right main gear collapsed. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage to right main gear, right wing and right engine.

The airline reported the crew skillfully regained control of the aircraft after the ATR skidded off the paved surface of the runway to some minor extent during landing.

Pakistan’s Accident Investigation have opened an investigation.