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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191967
Last updated: 25 May 2017
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Date:11-DEC-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-500 (72-212A)
Owner/operator:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registration: AP-BKY
C/n / msn: 994
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 48
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Multan Airport (MUX/OPMT) -   Pakistan
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Multan Airport (MUX/OPMT)
Destination airport:Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI/OPKC)
Narrative:
PIA's flight PK581 was cancelled at Multan Airport, Pakistan following 'technical problems'.
Local media reported the aircraft developped an "engine fire" during taxi or takeoff roll. The aircraft returned to the terminal and all on board were able to deplane normally.
A PIA spokesperson denied that there was an engine fire and stated that there were 'technical problems'.

The same day. the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) directed PIA to ground all the ATR airplanes till further order.

Sources:

http://arynews.tv/en/engine-of-pia-atr-plane-catches-fire-in-multan/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Dec-2016 20:07 harro Added
30-Dec-2016 08:30 AF5541 Updated [Total fatalities, Embed code]

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