Loose Cargo/Baggage Pieces in PIA Boeing 777 Flight PK-305 Cargo Hold Reported

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Loose Cargo/Baggage Pieces in PIA Boeing 777 Flight PK-305 Cargo Hold Reported

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:34 pm

According to Geo News, today PIA Boeing 777 flight PK-305 arrived in Karachi from Lahore with loose/open baggage/cargo pieces/cartons in aircraft cargo/baggage hold. The pieces moved around in cargo hold in the airborne aircraft. The Boeing 777 has been grounded and the airline is working to remove these pieces without damaging the aircraft. Passengers waited/waiting to receive their baggage for over two hours.

Today, PIA Boeing 777-300ER registration AP-BHW arrived at Karachi at 7:40 PM as flight PK-305 from Lahore.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bhw
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/pk305

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Re: Loose Cargo/Baggage Pieces in PIA Boeing 777 Flight PK-305 Cargo Hold Reported

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:47 pm

Seems departure of PIA Karachi to Dubai flight PK-213 is delayed due to this issue.

PK-213 was scheduled to depart from Karachi at 10:10 PM and apparently AP-BHW was going to perform this flight.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bhw
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/pk213

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Re: Loose Cargo/Baggage Pieces in PIA Boeing 777 Flight PK-305 Cargo Hold Reported

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:52 pm

According to latest reports:

The Boeing 777 has been grounded due to issues with cargo hold.

The aircraft has been moved to a hangar at Karachi Airport where PIA Engineering is examining the aircraft.

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Re: Loose Cargo/Baggage Pieces in PIA Boeing 777 Flight PK-305 Cargo Hold Reported

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:57 pm

According to 92 News channel:

Container/ULD was/were not properly secured in aircraft cargo hold.

The containers/ULDs moved and hit each other in the airborne aircraft.

The airline has started investigation.

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Re: Loose Cargo/Baggage Pieces in PIA Boeing 777 Flight PK-305 Cargo Hold Reported

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:19 pm

According to latest reports:

Flight PK-305 passengers, including legendary Pakistani cricketer Zaheer Abbas, still waiting to receive their baggage pieces at Karachi Airport.

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Re: Loose Cargo/Baggage Pieces in PIA Boeing 777 Flight PK-305 Cargo Hold Reported

Post by Abbas Ali » Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:23 am

PK-305 passengers at Karachi Airport waiting to receive their baggage pieces.



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Re: Loose Cargo/Baggage Pieces in PIA Boeing 777 Flight PK-305 Cargo Hold Reported

Post by Abbas Ali » Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:22 am

Information on The Aviation Herald.

http://avherald.com/h?article=4b1be329&opt=0

AP-BHW has not returned to service, so far.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bhw

On December 1, PIA Boeing 777-200ER (AP-BGJ) as substitute aircraft departed from Karachi at 2:09 AM as flight PK-213 to Dubai. PK-213 was scheduled to depart at 10:10 PM on November 30. AP-BGJ had arrived in Karachi at 11:57 PM as flight PK-307 from Lahore on November 30.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bgj
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/pk213

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Re: Loose Cargo/Baggage Pieces in PIA Boeing 777 Flight PK-305 Cargo Hold Reported

Post by Abbas Ali » Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:01 pm

Passengers received baggage pieces after five hours.



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Re: Loose Cargo/Baggage Pieces in PIA Boeing 777 Flight PK-305 Cargo Hold Reported

Post by Abbas Ali » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:56 pm

Today is December 5 and AP-BHW still has not returned to service since November 30 incident.

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Re: Loose Cargo/Baggage Pieces in PIA Boeing 777 Flight PK-305 Cargo Hold Reported

Post by Abbas Ali » Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:07 pm

AP-BHW returned to service when it departed from Karachi at 10:13 PM on December 8 as flight PK-312 to Lahore.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bhw

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