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PIA - C130s On Pax Flights....

Sat Nov 25, 2006 10:04 pm

I believe that after this year's PIA F27 crash in Multan, all of the F27 fleet were finally withdrawn.

I just checked the schedules on one of the routes previously flown by the F27 (ISB-PEW) and see that the a/c code is showing as '130'. I do remember reading that PIA would be forced to use Pakistan Air Force Herc's on certain routes.

I can not find any schedules for Islamabad-Saidu Sharif. I flew this route last January on a F27, and was wondering whether this route was axed when the F27s were withdrawn. Also, were any other routes withdrawn?

Any information would be appreciated.

Many thanks.
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RE: PIA - C130s On Pax Flights....

Sat Nov 25, 2006 10:22 pm

Saidu Sharif has been suspended, and C130 are doing Peshawar-Chitral, Islamabad-Peshawar, Islamabad-Gilgit services.

[Edited 2006-11-25 14:48:42]

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