PIA B772 at Lahore on Sep 15th 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: February 10, 2020 / 14:43:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-759

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-759 from Lahore (Pakistan) to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), was climbing out of Lahore's runway 36R when the crew received a fire warning for the right hand engine (GE90), stopped the climb at about 4500 feet, worked the related checklists shutting the engine down and discharging the fire suppression, and returned to Lahore for a safe landing on runway 36R about 18 minutes after departure.

The airline reported there had been no engine fire, the engine's fire loop malfunctioned.

A replacement Boeing 777-300 registration AP-BMS reached Jeddah with a delay of 3 hours.

Maintenance opened the cowls of both engines of the occurrence aircraft while investigating the causes of the return.

On Feb 10th 2020 the US NTSB reported on departure from Lahore about 5nm out the crew declared emergency reporting a right hand engine fire. The aircraft returned to Lahore for a safe landing. It was later found the engine starter had been damaged. Pakistan's AIB rated the occurrence an incident and investigating, the US NTSB have assigned an accredited representative for the state of the engine manufacturer.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-759

Aircraft Registration
AP-BGK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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