PIA Flight PK-319 Experiences Technical Issue During Landing at Karachi

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PIA Flight PK-319 Experiences Technical Issue During Landing at Karachi

Post by Abbas Ali » Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:44 am

According to Geo News, a PIA aircraft performing airline's flight PK-319 from Islamabad experienced some technical issue during landing at Karachi Airport. Emergency services at the airport were alerted. The aircraft with a total of 173 souls onboard including crew landed safely at the airport. The aircraft has been towed from the runway to parking bay. Passengers have disembarked and moved to airport's arrivals lounge.

The runway after remaining closed for about twenty minutes has been re-opened for flight operations.

According to information on following link, today PIA Airbus A320 registration AP-BLZ landed on Runway 25R at Karachi Airport at 1:50 AM as flight PK-319 from Islamabad. The flight's scheduled arrival time was 11:55 PM on July 5. The A320 had departed from Islamabad at 12:11 AM with a delay of two hours and eleven minutes. The flight's scheduled departure time was 10:00 PM on July 5.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/pk319

The aircraft experienced emergency situation before landing at Karachi, according to PIA spokesperson.

Maybe some problem with nose wheel steering due to some issue with hydraulics?

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Re: PIA Flight PK-319 Experiences Technical Issue During Landing at Karachi

Post by Abbas Ali » Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:10 am

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PIA Airbus A320 (AP-BLZ) after landing at Karachi Airport as flight PK-319 from Islamabad.

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PIA Airbus A320 (AP-BLZ) being towed to parking bay at Karachi Airport after landing as flight PK-319 from Islamabad.

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Apparently Pakistan CAA fire tender(s) followed the A320 when it was being towed.

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Re: PIA Flight PK-319 Experiences Technical Issue During Landing at Karachi

Post by Abbas Ali » Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:20 am

AP-BLZ departed from Karachi at 10:13 AM as flight PK-302 to Lahore with a delay of two hours & thirteen minutes. The flight's scheduled departure time was 8:00 AM.

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

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Re: PIA Flight PK-319 Experiences Technical Issue During Landing at Karachi

Post by Abbas Ali » Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:13 am

Information on 'The Aviation Herald'.

http://avherald.com/h?article=4bad0993

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