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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161276
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Date:06-OCT-2013
Time:c. 22:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic A310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A310-300
Owner/operator:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registration: AP-BEC
MSN: 590
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 62
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI/OPKC) -   Pakistan
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Karachi-Jinnah International Airport (KHI/OPKC)
Destination airport:Dubai Airport (DXB/OMDB)
Narrative:
PIA Flight PK-213 returned to land at Karachi following problems with the nr.2 engine.
News media suggest the "caught fire after takeoff".

Sources:

http://tribune.com.pk/story/614509/plane-catches-fire-mid-air-in-karachi/
http://www.historyofpia.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=21788
http://avherald.com/h?article=4698a074&opt=0
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x15mmxd

http://www.airliners.net/photo/Pakistan-International-Airlines/Airbus-A310-308/2316013/L/&sid=3c3ef05c8c4455a12ae84428cf236600


Images:

Photo of AP-BEC courtesy AirHistory.net


Barcelona (LEBL / BCN)
26 September 2013; (c) Peter de Jong

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Oct-2013 17:52 harro Added
06-Oct-2013 19:00 harro Updated [Time, Total occupants, Source]
07-Oct-2013 01:58 Geno Updated [Registration, Cn, Phase, Source]
07-Oct-2013 17:00 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2013 09:30 photocopy Updated [Date, Embed code]
14-Oct-2013 09:30 harro Updated [Date]

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