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PIA plane skids off runway during landing at Gilgit Airport

July 20, 2019
No injuries were reported

A PIA flight, PK-605, skidded off the runway while landing at the Gilgit Airport Saturday morning.

No injuries were reported and, according to the PIA spokesperson, all 48 passengers aboard the flight are safe.

The flight arrived in Gilgit from Islamabad.

The PIA CEO ordered an investigation into the accident and lauded the professionalism of the pilot.

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11 Comments

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      PakKhaki  July 20, 2019 12:46 pm/ Reply

    We are thankful to Allah that everyone is safe. May Allah keep everyone safe. Ameen

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      Amjid khan  July 20, 2019 1:28 pm/ Reply

    I normally travel from UK to Islamabad with pia airlines the planes are dirty no air conditioning the staff never look happy . I think this service needs a lot of improvement.

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      Raja Amer Khan  July 20, 2019 2:01 pm/ Reply

    Thank God.

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      Ghazala Shah  July 20, 2019 2:20 pm/ Reply

    Looks like landing equipment of the plane was faulty. From public, one will ever hear about the findings of investigation reports

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      Ihsan  July 20, 2019 4:28 pm/ Reply

    The aircraft landed on high speed and the landing was not on the start of the runway but it was on the middle . Thus the runway is short , the pilot failed to stop the aircraft and made a turn because the shahrah e Qauid e Azam is right on the edge .. pilot managaed to turn the aircraft to avoid

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      Asif Khan  July 21, 2019 8:22 am/ Reply

    thanks to Allah that every one is safe. plz don’t play with the lives of people and improve your skills plus service

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      Mohammad Gondal  July 21, 2019 1:09 pm/ Reply

    Let’s not speculate over what happened and let the investigation take its course. It could any number of things. Allhumduillah everyone is safe and aircraft is not badly damaged.

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      ANWAR  July 21, 2019 1:29 pm/ Reply

    Our business mind never improvement,
    World is going ahead we r going down and down,
    Who is in the power nothing changes, people see the hope and they r destroyed,

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      M.sibtain kharmangi  July 21, 2019 7:28 pm/ Reply

    These aircrafts are prepared by imported scrapt parts and not enable to uses govt not sincer with gilgit baltistan people like their past rights since 71 years.actually in past target pia by criminal politicians due to financial loss pia can,t repairing.but they should learn some experience from past havy air incidents and heavy loss of inocent peoples kindly save humen save Pakistan.thanks

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      Irfan  July 22, 2019 8:56 am/ Reply

    I used to travel on pia couse it’s my own country flight but very sorry to say about the staff about the plane condition apecity the flight from Islamabad Dubai and and all domestic flights they are un higenic and staff is 80% are very root they are more bad then normal restaurants waiters just they are wearing the dress and some badges on no manners no discipline and 80% of our Pakistani brothers are also very bad they way the are behaving on difrent places

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      Luqman  November 4, 2019 4:22 am/ Reply

    Look at the video of the actual landing and you will see this was completely pilot error: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8u91OVU4o5c
    Too fast and too late touch down. Pilot should have perfomed go-around. PIA should fire these pilots and provide better training to their others ones. This is certainly not aircraft fault. intead of firing the pilots PIA praised them to “regaining control of the aircraft”…..After they were the ones to initially cause the loss of control!

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