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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150747
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Time:c. 11:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic A310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A310-308
Owner/operator:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registration: AP-BEB
MSN: 587
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 183
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI/OPKC) -   Pakistan
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI/OPKC)
Destination airport:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
PIA flight PK787 from Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI/OPKC), Pakistan to London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) , U.K.
suffered engine problems when the nr. 1 engine backfired twice shortly after takeoff.
The captain decided to shut down the engine and return to Karachi Airport. The airplane landed safely, 55 minutes after departure.



Photo of AP-BEB courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
22 May 2011; (c) Chris Lofting

Revision history:

18-Nov-2012 11:21 harro Added
19-Nov-2012 11:05 Abbas Ali Updated [Registration]
19-Nov-2012 11:09 harro Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]

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