PIA ATR 72 Collides with Boeing 737 at Karachi Airport

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A PIA ATR 72 collided with a parked Shaheen Air International Boeing 737-400 at the Jinnah International Airport. The ATR engine was being given a run-up during an examination at a hanger, when the ATR ran forward.

  • Its left propeller and engine struck the forward fuselage of another aircraft.
  • The technician present in the cockpit could not keep control over the plane which rushed and hit another plane parked at the airport.
  • There were no injuries reported.
  • The situation was under control and an investigation had been launched into the accident.