Flight operation suspended at Lahore airport due to huge flock of birds

Flight operation suspended at Lahore airport due to huge flock of birds
Lahore: The flight operation at Allama Iqbal International Airport was suspended on Wednesday due to the presence of a huge flock of birds, GNN reported.

The Civil Aviation Authority stopped the planes from landing at the airport today.

The flights from Paris, Milan, Madina were diverted to other airports in order to avoid the chaotic situation.

International flights from Lahore to Jeddah, Copenhagen, and Oslo were delayed due to the situation.

According to an Airbus study, in the incident of a bird-hit, 41 percent chances are that an aircraft's engine or its nose, radome and windshield are damaged. While chances of fuselage or wings being damaged is just seven percent, the same stands at three per cent for landing gears and one percent for tail.