A passenger plane of a private airline was struck by a bird before landing at the Islamabad airport. The incident happened during a flight from Karachi to Islamabad on Friday morning.

The pilot successfully managed to land the plane without any casualties or injuries. The plane was carrying around 150 passengers.

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The officials of the airline revealed that the landing gear of the plane was damaged. The return flight to Karachi was delayed as the airline’s engineers had to do some repair work. The management arranged another flight to take passengers to the port city.

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Earlier in March, a similar incident took place during a PIA flight PK-368 from Karachi to Islamabad. One of its engines was damaged on which 162 passengers were board. The plane was hit by the plane just after it took off from the runway. However, the pilot managed to land it safely.