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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150356
Last updated: 18 May 2020
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Date:24-OCT-2012
Time:11:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-340ER
Owner/operator:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registration: AP-BHW
C/n / msn: 33779/611
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 203
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Lahore-Allama Iqbal International Airport (LHE/OPLA) -   Pakistan
Phase: Standing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lahore-Allama Iqbal International Airport (LHE/OPLA)
Destination airport:Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC)
Narrative:
A Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777 sustained damage on the ground at Lahore-Allama Iqbal International Airport, Pakistan.
Flight PK 709 was scheduled to leave for Manchester at 11:45am when the driver of a catering van drove the van right into the aircraft.
The flight was delayed by seven hours and forty five minutes.

Sources:

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-139388-PIA-flight-delayed-after-van-hits-plane
http://www.historyofpia.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=20851


Images:

Photo of AP-BHW courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
25 February 2018; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Oct-2012 02:01 gerard57 Added
25-Oct-2012 14:03 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
25-Oct-2012 14:06 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Damage]
25-Oct-2012 16:29 vvvww Updated [Cn]

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