PIA Boeing 747 aborts its takeoff today due to fumes in the cabin

PIA-Pakistan International Airlines (Karachi) flight PK 3539 carrying 493 Hajj pilgrims and 15 crew members from Multan to Jeddah, aborted its takeoff due to fumes in the fuselage. There were no injuries. The fumes were blamed on a faulty hydraulic system.

Pakistan International is retiring its last remaining Boeing 747-200/300s in December.

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  1. […] fumes reported inside the fuselage, according to reports published on Friday, October 21, 2011 by World Airline News, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Express Tribune, and other global media […]


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