PIA plane lands safely after bird strike in Milan


MILAN: A Pakistan International Airline flight (PK-777) made a safe landing at Italy’s Milan–Malpensa Airport after it was hit by a bird and damaged its radar system.

The plane remained safe in the incident.

The flight was coming from Pakistan to Milan when it hit a bird, however, the pilot succeeded in landing the plane safely.

PIA administration in Milan took quick notice of the incident and engineers started fixing the radar system but could not succeed in three hours. The flight PK-777 was cancelled afterwards that was scheduled to depart for Lahore via Paris.

Passengers in large number were waiting for this flight at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. PIA’s chief executive in France Malik Waqar and country manager Matee Ullah Khan apologised to the passengers and provided them with food and hotel.