Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Boeing 777-200ER aircraft Reg: AP-BHX Flight PK248 from Dammam aborted landing during final approach to Lahore Airport Runway 36R from an altitude of 875 feet at 8:05 PM (Pakistan time) due to bad weather/rain/thunderstorm in & around Lahore.
To avoid bad weather, PIA Boeing 777 was permitted to enter Indian air space. The aircraft stayed in Indian air space for about 10 minutes. It entered Indian air space at 8:11 PM (Pakistan time) and reentered Pakistan air space around 8:22 PM (Pakistan time). The aircraft landed safely at Multan Airport at 8:57 PM (Pakistan time).
Later, the aircraft left Multan at 11:26 PM and arrived in Lahore at 12:03 AM. Flight PK248 from Dammam was scheduled to arrive in Lahore at 8:05 PM on May 4.