Friday, March 14, 2014

PIA Flight from Gilgit to Islamabad in 1989 disappeared, it was never found.

PIA Fokker F27 Friendship Mk 200
Fokker F27 Friendship Mark 200  (Copyright © ATDB)

This photo shows ill fated AP-BBF at Karachi Airport in 1984. On August 25, 1989, AP-BBF vanished in Himalayan mountains. The aircraft was operating early morning flight from Gilgit to Islamabad. The wreckage of this unlucky Fokker was never found. AP-BBF was carrying a total of 54 people including 5 crew members and 49 passengers. Flight crew included Capt. Ahsan Aftab Bilgrami and Capt. Sohail Zubair -

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