Airplane with 179 on board escapes tragedy at Lahore airport

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LAHORE: An Airbus 320 with 172 passengers on board escaped an accident at Allama Iqbal Airport Wednesday when the pilot tried to land the plane on the improper runway however was well timed alerted, saving treasured lives.

In accordance with Geo Information sources, a flight from Kyrgyzstan was alerted by the management tower when the captain was about to land on the Lahore airport’s runway 18-L which is closed for the final two years.

“Upon intimation, the international pilot of flight 4541 took a spherical within the air and landed at runway 36-L,” the sources mentioned.

The Civil Aviation Authority has launched an investigation into the matter.

There have been 171 passengers on board together with eight crew members on the airplane.

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