PIA Hajj flight escapes accident after tyres burst

News Desk , Bol News

15:11:40, Wednesday, August 08, 2018

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying Hajj passengers made an emergency stop on Wednesday after the tyres of the plane burst right before take off from Lahore airport.

According to local media reports, the flight PK 2057 was ready to take off for Jeddah from Allama Iqbal International Airport. However, when the plane was taxiing to the runway, the tyres burst after which the pilot hit the emergency breaks to bring the aircraft to a halt.

All the passengers remained unhurt in the incident, the PIA spokesperson said. The flight was taking 395 Hajj passengers to Jeddah.

 

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