Jeddah-bound PIA Boeing 777 Flight Returns to Lahore Due to Engine Problem

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Jeddah-bound PIA Boeing 777 Flight Returns to Lahore Due to Engine Problem

Post by Abbas Ali » Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:18 pm

Today, PIA Boeing 777-200ER (AP-BGK) performing Lahore to Jeddah flight PK759 returned to Lahore due to some technical problem with an engine.

The B777 departed from Lahore at 9:17 AM and returned to Lahore at 9:30 AM. 4,750 feet was the maximum altitude gained by the aircraft. PK759 was scheduled to depart from Lahore at 9:15 AM. The aircraft was carrying more than two hundred passengers.

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Source: flightradar24.com

Engine number two - a General Electric GE90 - of the Boeing 777 undergoing inspection at Lahore Airport.

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Re: Jeddah-bound PIA Boeing 777 Flight Returns to Lahore Due to Engine Problem

Post by Abbas Ali » Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:29 pm

According to news sources:

The aircraft returned to Lahore due to engine fire alarm.

Flames emitted by engine also reported by passengers.

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Re: Jeddah-bound PIA Boeing 777 Flight Returns to Lahore Due to Engine Problem

Post by Abbas Ali » Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:48 pm

According to PIA spokesperson:

The aircraft returned to Lahore for technical reasons.

There was no fire.

There was engine fire alarm in the cockpit due to which aircraft returned to Lahore.

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A Pakistan CAA fire tender parked near PIA Boeing 777-200ER (AP-BGK).

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Re: Jeddah-bound PIA Boeing 777 Flight Returns to Lahore Due to Engine Problem

Post by Abbas Ali » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:24 pm

PIA Boeing 777-300ER (aircraft registration AP-BMS) as substitute aircraft departed from Lahore at 12:52 PM as flight PK759 to Jeddah.

AP-BMS had arrived in Lahore at 10:35 AM as flight PK760 from Jeddah.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/pk759

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Re: Jeddah-bound PIA Boeing 777 Flight Returns to Lahore Due to Engine Problem

Post by Abbas Ali » Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:33 pm

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Opened engine number one covers. Fire alarm/alert was received for engine number one, according to a number of news sources.

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Re: Jeddah-bound PIA Boeing 777 Flight Returns to Lahore Due to Engine Problem

Post by Abbas Ali » Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:30 pm

Fault in engine fire alarm system being checked by PIA Engineering, according to news sources.

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Re: Jeddah-bound PIA Boeing 777 Flight Returns to Lahore Due to Engine Problem

Post by Abbas Ali » Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:17 pm

Information on 'The Aviation Herald'.

http://avherald.com/h?article=4ccdbc4e

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Re: Jeddah-bound PIA Boeing 777 Flight Returns to Lahore Due to Engine Problem

Post by Abbas Ali » Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:54 pm

PIA Boeing 777-200ER (AP-BGK) returned to service today when it departed from Lahore at 12:32 PM as flight PK303 to Karachi. The flight was scheduled to depart at 12:30 PM.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bgk

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