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    Airplane Landing Video In Faisalabad

  • Iran gears up for rescue following deadly airplane crash

    The crash of the aircraft brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years, was yet another fatal aviation disaster for Iran, which for years was barred from buying necessary airplane parts due to Western sanctions over its contested nuclear programme, forcing Iranians to fly in ageing aircrafts...

    Following the landmark 2015 nuclear accord with world powers that lifted international sanctions on Tehran...

  • Fact check: Video of PIA plane landing on inundated Karachi runway is over two years old

    While television footage and other viral videos showed main roads and houses in the metropolis flooded with water, a video of a Pakistan International Airline (PIA) plane landing on the inundated Karachi runway was wide of the mark as it wasn't from the current spell of monsoon rains...

    Even former information minister and PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry shared the video, using it to criticise the Sindh government, the PPP and its leader...

  • Plane smashes antenna during landing

    Aerial footage from Hiroshima airport, in western Japan, showed the localiser -- a large gate-like structure, six metres high that sits around 300 metres from the start of the runway -- splintered, with debris spread towards the landing strip...

    Sets of wheel marks were visible on the grass area in front of the runway, while large fragments of the localiser -- part of the instrument landing system -- were on the tarmac...

  • Saudi-bound PIA flight makes 'technical' landing in Lahore after smoke detection

    A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight heading to Saudi Arabia from Sialkot on Wednesday made an emergency landing in Lahore after smoke was detected by the plane's computer systems, officials said...

    PIA flight PK-755, which departed Sialkot for Riyadh at 6am, made an emergency landing at Lahore's Allama Iqbal International Airport after smoke was detected in the cargo compartment of the Airbus A-320 jet, airport sources...

  • Plane makes emergency landing

    RAWALPINDI: A private airliner with 174 passengers on board made an emergency landing at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport on Tuesday...

    A spokesman for the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said a standard operating procedure (SOP) for the emergency landing was followed at the airport...

  • ‘Hard landing’ as three astronauts return to Earth

    Both Russian mission control and NASA reported no glitches, but Shkaplerov, the commander of the Soyuz spacecraft, said their landing was “hard and quick”...

    Upon landing the trio emerged out of the capsule with the help of recovery teams, giving the thumbs up and smiling under a setting sun...

  • Control over copter lost just before landing: PAF

    ISLAMABAD: Even as a board constituted by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) to investigate the deadly air crash at Naltar began its proceedings, the PAF chief said on Saturday the ill-fated helicopter went out of control just before landing...

    The base commander was present at the landing site...

  • Turkish plane makes emergency landing after engine fire

    ISTANBUL: A Turkish Airlines plane returning from Milan made an emergency landing in Istanbul on Saturday after one of its engines caught fire, media and officials said...

    Earlier this month a Turkish Airlines passenger jet flying from the German city of Duesseldorf to Istanbul was forced to make an emergency landing in Nuremberg after a crack was discovered in the cockpit window...

  • Landing rights given to 108 foreign airlines in 2015

    ISLAMABAD: The Special Parliamentary Committee on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) saw heated debate on Monday over the question of landing rights, with opposition lawmakers questioning the wisdom of extending this facility on a reciprocal basis when PIA did not have the capacity to fully benefit from the arrangement...

    The committee was informed by a PIA representative that the government had given landing rights to 108 foreign...

  • Fake bomb prompts emergency landing of Air France flight

    NAIROBI: A fake explosive rigged with cardboard, sheets of paper and a household timer forced an Air France flight into an emergency landing in Kenya on Sunday, sending hundreds of passengers down emergency slides in what the airline's CEO said was the fourth bomb hoax against the airline in recent weeks...

    The Boeing 777 was heading to Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris when its pilots requested an emergency landing early Sunday at...

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