PIA plane makes emergency landing at Karachi Airport
A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight coming from UAE to Peshawar made an emergency landing at Karachi International Airport after developing a technical fault, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Wednesday.
A technical fault was detected by the cockpit in the hydraulic system of PK-218 flight, which prompted the pilot to contact the Air Traffic Controller at the Karachi Airport and seek permission for a technical landing.
A PIA spokesman said the flight will fly to Peshawar as soon as the technical glitch is rectified. “All facilities are being provided to passengers at the airport,” the spokesman said.
Moreover, PIA has started two weekly flights for Chitral. In a tweet, the national carrier said, “PIA brings a chance for its passengers to explore the majestic beauty of Chitral with two weekly flights.”