Saudi Passenger Plane’s Landing Gear Catches Fire at Bacha Khan International Airport

A passenger plane of Saudi Arabia narrowly escaped a major mishap after its landing gear caught fire upon landing at Bacha Khan International Airport (BKIA) in Peshawar on Thursday. The incident involved Saudi Flight 792, which had arrived from Riyadh.

According to the Civil Aviation Authority, the fire erupted in the plane’s left landing gear shortly after it landed. The Air Traffic Control (ATC) team, observing sparks and smoke emanating from the gear, promptly alerted firefighters and rescue services.

The quick response from the firefighting and rescue teams was crucial in preventing a disaster. They immediately approached the aircraft and managed to extinguish the fire after some efforts, ensuring the safety of everyone on board.

All 276 passengers and 21 staff members safely evacuated the plane using an inflatable slide. The effective and timely intervention by the airport’s emergency services played a pivotal role in averting a potentially catastrophic situation.

The flight had successfully landed at BKIA Peshawar after its journey from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This incident highlights the importance of vigilant airport operations and the readiness of emergency services to handle such critical situations.

Spread the love

Leave a Comment

Intstagram feed

Follow us on facebook

Trendinginsocial extends a warm welcome to all our visitors, old and new. If you’re in search of the latest trending news and updates, you’ve arrived at the perfect destination. 

Here’s to Pakistan’s top entertainment portal –!

Edtior's Picks

Latest Articles

Copyright© 2024 . All Rights Reserved