Narrative:A Pakistan International Airlines ATR-42 was substantially damaged when it suffered a runway excursion while landing at Lahore Airport (LHE) runway 36R.
|Date:||Saturday 30 May 2009|
|Operator:||Pakistan International Airlines - PIA|
|C/n / msn:|| 663|
|First flight:|| 2007|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127E|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 43|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 47 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Lahore Airport (LHE) (Pakistan)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Multan Airport (MUX/OPMT), Pakistan|
|Destination airport:||Lahore Airport (LHE/OPLA), Pakistan|
The airplane ran off the runway, skidded 2,000 feet, slid across a two feet deep drainage ditch, and finally came to rest on the left edge of the parallel runaway 36L. The nose gear and main undercarriage had collapsed.
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Multan Airport to Lahore Airport as the crow flies is 318 km (199 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.