PIA A320 at Lahore on Jun 23rd 2022, bird strike

Last Update: June 23, 2022 / 13:36:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 23, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-258

Destination
Lahore, Pakistan

Aircraft Registration
AP-BLW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration AP-BLW performing flight PK-258 from Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) to Lahore (Pakistan) with 168 people on board, was on final approach to Lahore's runway 36L when a bird struck the left hand engine (CFM56) and wing. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

The aircraft was unable to continue schedule and is still on the ground in Lahore about 11 hours after landing.

The left hand engine shows damage to the leading edges of a number of fan blades, the leading edge of the hand wing also received a dent near the engine pylon.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 23, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-258

Destination
Lahore, Pakistan

Aircraft Registration
AP-BLW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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