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Two PIA Aircraft damaged by ground equipment during the thunderstorm.

Two PIA Aircraft damaged by ground equipment during the thunderstorm.

by Kiriakos Tsakiridis -
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Photos: Propakistani

Asia June 9, 2018

Two Pakistan International Airlines Aircraft damaged by moving ground equipment during the severe thunderstorm at Lahore Airport on 4 June 2018. A strong wind swept through the airport blowing around a stair truck and an ambulift, which hit and damaged the parked Airbus A320 and ATR72-500 aircraft.

PIA A320 flight PK654 was ready to fly to Islamabad at Lahore airport while ATR72 flight PK244 from Damam to Sialkot — was diverted to Lahore airport due to thunderstorm.