PIA Islamabad to Manchester Flight PK701 Diverted to Karachi for Technical Reason

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PIA Islamabad to Manchester Flight PK701 Diverted to Karachi for Technical Reason

Post by Abbas Ali » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:41 pm

PIA Boeing 777-200ER registration AP-BGJ performing Islamabad to Manchester flight PK701 has landed in Karachi due to technical reason.

The aircraft as flight PK701 departed from Islamabad at 3:11 PM and landed in Karachi at 5:18 PM. PK701 was scheduled to depart from Islamabad at 2:45 PM.

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Re: PIA Islamabad to Manchester Flight PK701 Diverted to Karachi for Technical Reason

Post by Abbas Ali » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:50 pm

Seems the Boeing 777 experienced some technical problem after takeoff from Islamabad. It flew a holding pattern near Islamabad before diverting to Karachi probably to get fault rectified at airline's engineering base at Karachi Airport.

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Re: PIA Islamabad to Manchester Flight PK701 Diverted to Karachi for Technical Reason

Post by Abbas Ali » Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:19 pm

PIA Boeing 777-200ER registration AP-BGJ departed at 9:13 PM as flight PK701 to Manchester from Karachi where it stayed for nearly four hours.

The Islamabad to Manchester flight had landed in Karachi at 5:18 PM.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/pk701
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ap-bgj

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Re: PIA Islamabad to Manchester Flight PK701 Diverted to Karachi for Technical Reason

Post by inducedrag » Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:51 am

Any information about the reason of diversion?

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Re: PIA Islamabad to Manchester Flight PK701 Diverted to Karachi for Technical Reason

Post by Abbas Ali » Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:38 pm

The aircraft experienced hydraulics problem and needed to be towed after landing in Karachi.



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