PIA B773 at Lahore on Mar 22nd 2019, bird strike penetrates leading edge of wing

Last Update: March 22, 2019 / 23:42:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-760

Destination
Lahore, Pakistan

Aircraft Registration
AP-BHW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration AP-BHW performing flight PK-760 from Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) to Lahore (Pakistan), was on approach to Lahore's runway 36R when a bird impacted and penetrated the leading edge of the left hand wing. The aircraft landed safely.

The aircraft however was unable to depart for the next flight PK-759 to Jeddah on schedule. The aircraft remained on the ground for 15.5 hours for repairs, before the aircraft departed with a delay of about 21.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-760

Destination
Lahore, Pakistan

Aircraft Registration
AP-BHW

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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