A fire erupted in the engine of a lahore-bound PIA plane at the Karachi airport early Friday morning.
Sources said that the flight, PK 302, was taxiing on the runway when a bird smashed into its engine number one.
Ambulances and rescue teams reached the spot to put out the fire.
Spokesman for PIA, Sultan Hasan said all the passengers are safe and will be taken to Lahore through another flight. An emergency has been declared at the airport.
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