PIA A320 near Karachi on Aug 19th 2020, hydraulic failure

Last Update: August 19, 2020 / 17:31:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 19, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-218

Aircraft Registration
AP-BLU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration AP-BLU performing flight PK-218 from Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) to Peshawar (Pakistan), was enroute at FL350 about 120nm north of Karachi (Pakistan) when the crew decided to divert to Karachi due to a hydraulic fault. The aicraft landed safely on Karachi's runway 25L about 25 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 8.5 hours, then continued the flight and reached Peshawar with a delay of about 9.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 19, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-218

Aircraft Registration
AP-BLU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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