PIA A313 at Lahore on Aug 17th 2013, bird strike

Last Update: August 19, 2013 / 14:44:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 17, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-893

Destination
Lahore, Pakistan

Aircraft Registration
AP-BGP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A310-300

ICAO Type Designator
A313

A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A310-300, registration AP-BGP performing flight PK-893 from Islamabad to Lahore (Pakistan), ingested a bird into one of its engines (PW4152) while on final approach to Lahore. The crew continued for a safe landing.

The airline confirmed a bird strike on arrival in Lahore requiring a number of spare parts to be flown to Lahore to repair the damaged engine. As result a number of flights were delayed. The airline complained that there are significant problems with bird populations at Lahore and Karachi Airport, Pakistan's CAA has been repeatedly notified in letters and action has been demanded, however no activity to take care of the bird issue is being seen.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 17, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-893

Destination
Lahore, Pakistan

Aircraft Registration
AP-BGP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A310-300

ICAO Type Designator
A313

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