Photo: Express tribune
Five wheelchair passengers boarding Emirates B777-300 (A6-END) flight #EK615 were seriously injured when ambulift hit the engine and topples over at Islamabad Airport in Pakistan.
Ambulift hit the engine on Emirates B777 while boarding wheelchair passengers, injuring five wheelchair passengers, two ground staff and damages right engine intake cowl at Islamabad Airport on February 27, 2018.
Airport officials said the “lifter, overturned while transporting passengers into the aircraft…As a result, the passengers fell onto the runway, receiving serious injuries. They were shifted to Benazir Bhutto Hospital for medical attention.”
Injured passengers include Muhammad Latif, Kulsoom Beghum, Bilqees Akhtar, Rafia Bibi and loader Qamar,
Replacement aircraft A6-EMT departing nearly 12 hours late.