PIA B773 at Lahore on Aug 8th 2018, rejected takeoff due to engine failure results in blown tyres
Last Update: August 8, 2018 / 20:20:11 GMT/Zulu time
A replacement Boeing 777-200 registration AP-BGY reached Jeddah with a delay of 6.5 hours.
The airline reported not all passengers could be accomodated on the replacement aircraft, about 80 passengers have been rebooked onto flight the following day. A repair team was flown from Karachi to Lahore, repairs of AP-BID have begun.
A number of Pakistani media claim the engine failed as result of a bird strike.
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