Arriving very late from Mitiga for fuel due to the shortage at Mitiga. Wth 500 Pakistanis onboard after being evacuated from Libya
PIA8002, routing ISB-MJI-MLA-ISB... Landed in Malta after evacuating the Pakistani nationals from Libya to re-fuel since there isn't fuel available in Mitiga.
After landing from Mitiga with a full load (502!) of Pakistani evacuees from Libya. What a sight!!! Very lucky catch from our side, since moments before, while this B747 was in Mitiga airport, the... (more)
Coming here for a fuel Stop due to no fuel at Mitiga !!
Cathay Pacific Airways - B747-367 - B-HOM
It was always watching these classic 747s departing from Manchester on warm sunny days. Quite often they would be heading towards the end of the runway before rotating.
A sight no longer seen... The PIA 747 seconds before touchdown on Manchester's 24R, as viewed from the Airport Hotel.
Departing runway 24L , very tough to get the whole thing in at 100mm ... just about made it though !