PIA passenger plane skids off runway during landing at Gilgit airport

PIA passenger plane skids off runway during landing at Gilgit airport

Gilgit (Web Desk): A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passenger plane skid off the runway at Gilgit airport on Saturday.


According to details, the flight PK-605 carrying 53 people, including crew members, from Islamabad to Gilgit skid off while landing at the airport.

The runway at Gilgit airport was temporarily closed after the incident. When it reopened, PIA's return flight PK-608 took off for Islamabad.

PIA CEO Arshad Malik said that all passengers and crew of flight PK-605 remained safe and an inquiry has been ordered into the incident.

He said that action will be taken according to aviation laws if any wrongdoing is found.

The pilots operating the flight have been grounded till the inquiry is completed, he added.