KARACHI: A training aircraft of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) made an emergency landing due to technical fault in a field in Keti Bandar, Thatta district on Friday.
According to a PIA spokesperson, the aircraft made an emergency landing shortly after taking off from Jinnah International Airport, Karachi. A trainee pilot and student in the plane remained unhurt.
He said the plane developed a technical fault, which forced it to make the emergency landing.
The aircraft took off from the Karachi airport at 9 am and developed a technical fault at around 9:40 am, he added.
The spokesperson said the damage suffered by the plane as a result of the emergency landing is being assessed.