Incident ATR 42-500 AP-BHI, Friday 16 September 2022
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Date:Friday 16 September 2022
Time:05:35 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
ATR 42-500
Owner/operator:Pakistan International Airlines - PIA
Registration: AP-BHI
MSN: 653
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Lahore-Allama Iqbal International Airport (LHE/OPLA) -   Pakistan
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Lahore-Allama Iqbal International Airport (LHE/OPLA)
Destination airport:Gilgit Airport (GIL/OPGT)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
PIA flight PK609, an ATR 42-500 suffered a rudder trim runaway on takeoff from Lahore Airport, resulting in a rudder/flight control jam to full rudder deflection.
The flight crew managed to control the airplane for a safe landing back at Lahore Airport, 14 minutes later.


Revision history:

29-Sep-2022 17:07 harro Added
29-Sep-2022 17:08 harro Updated [Location, Phase, Source]

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