ISLAMABAD: A shuttle bus was destroyed in a fire that erupted on the runway of Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad on Thursday, Express News reported.
Express News reported that the fire started due to a short-circuit on the runway and a shuttle bus, that carries passengers from the lounge to the aircraft, caught fire.
According to Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) sources, the fire was completely extinguished.
An emergency was declared at the airport as a result.
A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-301 was scheduled to take off when the fire erupted, while a flight of a private airline had landed.