PIA B773 near Karachi on Dec 4th 2022, "backup rear air turbine" fault

Last Update: December 5, 2022 / 20:34:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 4, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-741

Aircraft Registration
AP-BHV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration AP-BHV performing flight PK-741 from Islamabad (Pakistan) to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), was enroute at FL340 about 260nm north of Karachi (Pakistan) when the crew decided to divert to Karachi due to a technical problem. The aircraft landed safely on Karachi's runway 25L about 50 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 10 hours, then continued the flight and reached Jeddah with a delay of about 11 hours.

Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority reported engineers found a "fault in the aircraft's backup system rear air turbine".
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 4, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-741

Aircraft Registration
AP-BHV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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