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March 23, 2019
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Plane carrying PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto skids off runway

ISLAMABAD:  A plane carrying Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and others skidded off the runway at Islamabad International Airport on Sunday evening.

The plane, which flew into the capital from Lahore, skidded off the runway when it was landing at the airport.

However, the pilot managed to safely land the plane at the airport.

Sources said that PPP chairperson and other passengers and crew members remained safe in the incident.

The plane, which landed in the capital city at 8:38 PM PST, came to a halt some 50 feet off the runway but almost all passengers, including the crew, remained unharmed.

Sources said that aircraft’s hydraulic brakes seized functioning due to which the plane skidded off the runway.