PIA plane escapes mishap after bird hit
18 August, 2013
LAHORE: A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight escaped a mishap on Saturday morning as pilot managed to land the aircraft after a bird hit one of its engines.
A spokesman of PIA said some parts were needed urgently to fix the engine.
"We have written letters to Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) DG several times to get rid of birds from Karachi and Lahore airports but nothing has been done," the spokesman said.
According to airport sources, national airline is suffering huge losses due to collision of birds with aircraft at Lahore and Karachi airports