Tag: PIA

CRASH | Pakistan International Airlines Plane Goes Down

Reading Time: 3 minutes UPDATED 13:44 (UTC +3), 29 May 2020 The cockpit voice recorder (CVR) has been recovered from the wreckage of PIA’s A320 aircraft. Now both CVR and FDR are ready to be processed. The data from both recorders will be retrieved by France’s Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety (BEA). The information from […]

Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777-200 was climbing out of Lahore’s runway 36R when the crew received a fire warning for the left hand engine (GE90). The crew stopped the climb at about 4,500 feet, worked the related checklists shutting the engine down and discharging the fire suppression, and returned to Lahore for a […]

PIA Boeing 777 Encounters Bird Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777-200, performing flight from Peshawar (Pakistan) to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) with about 300 people on board, encountered bird strike. Aircraft was climbing out of Peshawar’s runway 35 when a bird impacted the nose of the aircraft. In the absence of abnormal indications the crew continued the climb to FL380 and […]

PIA ATR-72 Experiences Runway Excursion on Landing

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) ATR-72-212A, performing flight from Karachi to Panjgur (Pakistan) with 54 people on board, experienced runway excursion on landing. Aircraft landed on Panjgur’s runway 31 but overran the end of the runway, burst both left hand tyres on soft ground and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground. There […]

Pilot Instructor Naps Leaving Trainee to Get 305 Passengers to London

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Pakistani pilot entrusted with training a junior flight officer chose instead to sleep his way through much of the flight, placing the lives of the 305 passengers at grave risk. Pilot and trainer Amir Akhtar Hashmi apparently spent a quiet two and a half hours en route, resting comfortably in a business class seat […]

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 […]