PIA AT42 at Multan on May 30th 2015, burst left main tyres on landing

Last Update: June 2, 2015 / 06:36:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 30, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-681

Destination
Multan, Pakistan

Aircraft Registration
AP-BHI

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-500, registration AP-BHI performing flight PK-681 from Islamabad to Multan (Pakistan), landed on Multan's runway 36 around 19:40L (14:40Z) but burst both left main gear tyres before coming to a stop. The passengers disembarked onto the runway and were taken to the terminal.

The runway and airport was closed until the next morning when the aircraft could be removed from the runway.

On Jun 2nd 2015 the airline told The Aviation Herald both left main gear tyres of ATR-42-500 registration AP-BHI burst on landing. Following successful required maintenance the aircraft returned to service without further incident.

Multan suffered from heavy sand storms on May 30th causing power outages around the city lasting for about 6 hours.

Pakistan's CAA are investigating the occurrence.

Metars (no Metars available past 15:00Z):
OPMT 301500Z 36030KTS 0800M DSTS FEW030CB SCT040 OVC100 36/21 Q1005 TEMPO RA
OPMT 301425Z 36018KTS 1500 DR SCT040 BKN100 37/19 Q1003
OPMT 301415Z 31028KTS 0500M DS SCT040 BKN100 37/19 Q1003
OPMT 301357Z 36006KTS 4000 HZ SCT040 SCT120 37/19 Q1003 TEMPO 36030KTS 0800 DSTS FEW030CB
OPMT 301255Z 31006KTS 4000 HZ FEW120 38/19 Q1001 TEMPO 36030KTS 0800 DSTS FEW030CB
OPMT 301155Z 23006KTS 4000 HZ NSC 40/18 Q1001 NOSIG
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 30, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-681

Destination
Multan, Pakistan

Aircraft Registration
AP-BHI

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

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