PIA B773 near Moscow on Jul 21st 2013, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: July 21, 2013 / 14:23:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 21, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-785

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-785 from Islamabad (Pakistan) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was enroute at FL360 about 300nm southeast of Moscow (Russia) when the left hand engine (GE90) stalled and needed to be shut down. The aircraft drifted down to FL240 and diverted to Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport for a safe landing on runway 25R about 55 minutes later.

Flight PK-701 from Islamabad to Manchester,EN (UK) is going to make an unscheduled intermediate stop at Moscow's Sheremetevo Airport to pick up the passengers and take them to England.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 21, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-785

Aircraft Registration
AP-BHV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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