Tag: ATR-42-500

Pakistan International Airlines ATR-42 Overruns Runway on Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

PIA Chairman Resigns in Wake of Fatal Crash

Reading Time: 1 minute Just under a week after Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PH661, an ATR 42-500 turboprop airplane, crashed on its approach to Islamabad, killing all 48 passengers and crew on board, Azam Saigol, PIA’s Chairman, has resigned, stating personal reasons. While it is still not clear what caused the crash near Havelian, officials have indicated that […]

UPDATED: Pakistan Airlines Plane Crashed Near Abbottabad With 47 On Board

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pakistan International Airlines ATR-42-500, flight PK-661 from Chitral to Islamabad (Pakistan) with 47 people on board, declared emergency reporting problems with the left engine, shortly afterwards radio and radar contact was lost with the aircraft. Residents in Havelian near Abbottabad (Pakistan) heard sounds consistent with an impact. The crash site was located at that position […]