ISLAMABAD: A Pakistan International Airline (PIA) Boeing aircraft has been grounded at the Islamabad International Airport after its nose wheel was damaged during pushback on the tarmac.
According to sources in the airline, the aircraft’s nose wheel was damaged after a connecting rod between the plane and tug master suddenly broken during pushback at the airport. After the accident, the passenger plane was grounded.
The Quetta-bound flight from Islamabad was delayed due to the accident, the sources added.
Meanwhile, a spokesperson for the national flag carrier confirmed the news as well, adding that details of the accident were being sought.
No injuries were reported.