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Istanbul PIA Flight Narrowly Dodges Disaster

Istanbul PIA Flight Narrowly Dodges Disaster

A technical issue encountered on the runway caused a delay for a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight at Istanbul International Airport as it was preparing for takeoff. The flight, scheduled to depart from Istanbul to Islamabad, experienced a problem with its landing gear, according to a spokesperson from the national carrier. Promptly responding to the issue, the pilot activated the emergency brake and safely guided the plane back to the boarding bridge. Thankfully, no injuries were reported during this minor incident.

While the aircraft undergoes inspection at Istanbul Airport, passengers have been directed back to the passenger lounge.

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In other developments, PIA recently announced the recommencement of flight operations to Malaysia from two Pakistani cities. A spokesperson revealed that the national airline will offer four weekly flights from both Islamabad and Lahore to Kuala Lumpur, with two flights originating from each city. Additionally, PIA intends to expand its flight frequency in the near future, with plans to launch flights from Karachi as well.