PIA B772 at Lahore on May 12th 2018, bird strike

Last Update: May 12, 2018 / 19:26:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-750

Aircraft Registration
AP-BGK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration AP-BGK performing flight PK-750 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Islamabad (Pakistan) with 120 passengers, was on approach to Islamabad when the crew aborted the approach at about 6000 feet and diverted to Lahore due to weather in Islamabad and was on final approach to Lahore's runway 36R when a bird was ingested by the left hand engine (GE90). The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 36R.

The passengers were bussed to Islamabad.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Lahore for 15 hours before returning to service again.

Metars Islamabad:
OPRN 120500Z 05012KT 5000 TSRA FEW030CB SCT040 BKN100 23/19 Q1011 23015G40KT 2000 TSRA FEW030TCU/CB SCT040 BKN100 RMK 2988=
OPRN 120400Z 27018KT 4000 TSRA FEW030CB BKN050 BKN110 25/19 Q1011 23015G40KT 2000 TSRA FEW030TCU/CB SCT040 BKN100 RMK A2983=
OPRN 120300Z 18008KT 3000 TS FEW030CB SCT040 BKN100 28/16 Q1008 23015G40KT 2000 TSRA FEW030TCU/CB SCT040 BKN100 RMK A2977=
OPRN 120230Z 18004KT 3000 HZ FEW030TCU SCT040 BKN100 27/16 Q1007 23015G40KT 2000 TSRA FEW030TCU/CB SCT040 BKN100 RMK A2976=
OPRN 120200Z 23008KT 3000 HZ FEW030TCU FEW040 SCT250 26/17 Q1007 23015G40KT 2000 TSRA FEW030TCU/CB SCT040 BKN100 RMK A2975=
OPRN 120130Z 09004KT 5000 HZ FEW040 SCT250 26/17 Q1006 23010G25KT 4000 VCTS FEW030TCU/CB SCT040 BKN100 RMK A2972=
OPRN 120100Z 31004KT 5000 HZ FEW040 SCT250 26/17 Q1006 23010G25KT 4000 VCTS FEW030TCU/CB SCT040 BKN100 RMK A2971=
OPRN 120030Z 31004KT 7000 FEW040 SCT250 26/17 Q1006 NOSIG RMK A2971=

Metars Lahore:
OPLA 120525Z 11006KT 4000 HZ SCT040 SCT100 38/17 Q1006 A29.69=
OPLA 120455Z 12007KT 4000 HZ SCT040 SCT100 37/17 Q1006 A29.69 TEMPO 29020G35KT 1000 TSRA FEW030CB=
OPLA 120425Z 15009KT 4000 HZ SCT040 SCT100 36/17 Q1006 A29.68=
OPLA 120355Z 11006KT 4000 HZ SCT040 BKN100 35/17 Q1005 A29.67 TEMPO 29020G35KT 1000 TSRA FEW030CB=
OPLA 120225Z 14004KT 4000 HZ SCT040 BKN100 34/17 Q1005 A29.65=
OPLA 120155Z 14011KT 4000 HZ SCT040 SCT100 34/17 Q1004 A29.65 TEMPO 29020G35KT 1000 TSRA FEW030CB=
OPLA 120125Z 28018KT 4000 HZ SCT040 SCT100 35/16 Q1003 A29.63=
OPLA 120055Z 25005KT 2500 HZ SCT040 SCT100 32/19 Q1004 A29.65 TEMPO 29020G35KT 1000 TSRA FEW030CB=
OPLA 120025Z 22007KT 3000 FU FEW040 SCT100 30/20 Q1004 A29.63=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-750

Aircraft Registration
AP-BGK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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